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Bruce Cohen & Gabriel Catone

Bruce Cohen is an Academy Award-winning producer of film, television, and theater. He began his film career as the Directors Guild of America trainee on Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple, and went on to serve as associate producer and first assistant director on Spielberg's Hook. Cohen won the Best Picture Oscar for producing American Beauty. He earned additional Best Picture nominations for Milk and Silver Linings Playbook. He married Gabe Catone in 2008 and they have a two year old daughter.

American Beauty, directed by Sam Mendes, won a total of five Oscars, as well as the Golden Globe, British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA), and Producers Guild of America (PGA) awards. Milk, directed by Gus Van Sant, was nominated for eight Academy Awards and won Oscars for Best Actor and Best Original Screenplay, as well as the PGA's Stanley Kramer Award. Silver Linings Playbook, written and directed by David O. Russell, was nominated for eight Oscars. It was the first film in 31 years to be nominated in all four acting categories, and Jennifer Lawrence won the Oscar in the Best Actress category.

Among the other films Cohen has produced is Big Fish, directed by Tim Burton, which was both a Golden Globe and BAFTA nominee for Best Picture. He is currently a lead producer of the stage musical version of Big Fish, now on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre, with direction and choreography by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman.


Bruce Cohen is an Academy Award-winning producer of film, television, and theater. He began his film career as the Directors Guild of America trainee on Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple, and went on to serve as associate producer and first assistant director on Spielberg's Hook. Cohen won the Best Picture Oscar for producing American Beauty. He earned additional Best Picture nominations for Milk and Silver Linings Playbook. He married Gabe Catone in 2008 and they have a two year old daughter.



In television, Cohen was executive producer of the ABC series Pushing Daisies, which won a total of seven Emmys and was nominated for a Golden Globe as Best Comedy. He was also executive producer of the CBS special Movies Rock and was nominated for an Emmy in 2011 for producing the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.

Cohen is on the Board of Governors of the Producer’s Guild, having served two terms as vice president of motion pictures, and is on the Executive Committee of the Producer's Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He is president of the Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, the group behind the recently successful Supreme Court case to have California's Proposition 8 declared unconstitutional.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Cohen

Further Readings:

Journeys Across the Rainbow : Inspirational Stories for the Human Race by Dale Colclasure & David Jensen
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Rainbow Pride Press (November 6, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0970398808
ISBN-13: 978-0970398802
Amazon: Journeys Across the Rainbow : Inspirational Stories for the Human Race

JOURNEYS ACROSS THE RAINBOW, Inspirational Stories For The Human Race, a new book compiled and edited by Dale Colclasure and David Jensen is being released through Rainbow Pride Press in Boulder, Colorado. The book features nearly eighty inspirational stories, with contributions from around the world. John Bradshaw, New York Times best-selling author, counselor, theologian and public speaker, Betty Fairchild, best-selling co-author of “Now That You Know: A Guidebook for Parents of Lesbians and Gays,” Tim Gill, founder of Quark, Inc., Sgt. Mitchell Grobeson, the first openly gay police officer in the Los Angeles Police Department and author of the book, “Outside the Badge,” Dan Jinks, Producer of the film, American Beauty, W Mitchell, best-selling author and public speaker, Dave Pallone, New York Times, best-selling author of the book, “Behind the Mask: My Double Life in Baseball,” and Patricia Nell Warren, best-selling author of, “The Front Runner,” and “Harlan’s Race,” are only a few of the many contributors to this powerful and inspiring compilation.

This book features inspirational stories and various chapters focus on the following areas; spirituality, addiction and recovery, coming out, business, rising above, creative spirit, love, HIV and AIDS, and many others.

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