Who Are Some Well-Known Movie Producers?

Who Are Some Well-Known Movie Producers?

Some well-known movie producers are Kathleen Kennedy and Kevin Feige. In addition, Martin Scorsese's fame extends to directing as well as producing films, and Judd Apatow's famed production career focuses on comedy.

Kathleen Kennedy is producer of the 2015 film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." Kennedy's work includes "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial," "Jurassic Park" and "Schindler’s List." Kennedy's films boast more than 120 nominations for Academy Awards.

Famed movie director and producer Steven Spielberg says that Kennedy anticipates problems in film production before they occur. George Lucas says that Kennedy produces big-budget films because of her skill. Kennedy's films account for more than $11 billion in box office receipts.

Likewise, Kevin Feige heads Marvel Studios and his credits include "The Avengers" and "Guardians of the Galaxy." Because of his success, Feige has a net worth in the millions.

Likewise, Martin Scorsese boasts a net worth in the millions because of his hits such as "Gangs of New York" and "The Wolf of Wall Street." Scorsese hails from New York City, and he earned his first production credit in 1968. Scorsese gained most of his fame as a producer with movies about gangs in the 1990s.

Judd Apatow's production career includes hits such as "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and "Step Brothers." Apatow's first co-production credit is for the documentary "Jim Carrey: Unnatural Act." Apatow's work includes recognizing and launching talent such as Jason Segel and Jonah Hill.