BRUCE COHEN (Producer), along with his partner Dan Jinks, produced one of 1999’s most critically-acclaimed hits, American Beauty, starring Kevin Spacey and Annette Bening, which won five Academy Awards®, including Best Film. The film is the first project from The Jinks/Cohen Company.
His additional credits include: producing 1997’s hit The Flintstones for Amblin Entertainment; producing DreamWorks’ hit comedy Mouse Hunt; executive producing To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar; and co-producing Alive, directed by Frank Marshall.
Born and raised in Falls Church, Virginia, Cohen studied film at Yale University. He started in the entertainment business as a college intern at Warner Bros. He was a DGA trainee on Steven Spielberg’s The Color Purple, and then served as the second assistant director on Batteries Not Included and Spielberg’s Always. He moved up to first assistant director on Arachnophobia, and was the associate producer and first assistant director of Hook.