Alan F. Horn

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Alan Horn
Alan Horn with Jason Alexander
Born Alan F. Horn
February 28, 1943 (age 71)
New York City, New York
Residence Los Angeles, California
Alma mater Union College Harvard Business School
Occupation Chairman of The Walt Disney Studios
Years active 1977–present
Spouse(s) Cindy Harrell

Alan F. Horn is the chairman of the Walt Disney Studios.[1] Horn also sits on the board of directors of Univision.

Prior to joining The Walt Disney Company, Horn was President and COO of Warner Bros.. Under his leadership, Warner Bros. had many hits, including the Harry Potter series and Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy.[2] Horn served in various positions at 20th Century Fox and at Norman Lear's television production company, Tandem Productions. He was also one of the founders of Castle Rock Entertainment,[3] a company he oversaw at Warner.

Personal life[edit]

Horn grew up on Long Island, New York in Riverhead.[4] He currently lives in the East Gate Bel Air section of Los Angeles, California.[5] With his wife, Cindy (Harrell), he is the father of actress Cody Horn.


Horn is a graduate of Union College in Schenectady, New York, class of 1964, and Harvard Business School, class of 1972.[6]


  1. ^ Roger Friedman (2012-04-18). "Alan Horn, Former Warner Bros. Chief, To Run Disney". Forbes. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  2. ^ Associated Press (2012-05-23). "Disney nabs former Warner Bros. president Alan Horn, names him chair of studio". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  3. ^ "Warner Bros. studio chief Alan Horn to deliver 2010 Commencement address". 2010-02-23. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  4. ^ Riverhead News Review [1]
  5. ^ The Huffington Post FundRace 2008 Contributions map
  6. ^ "Students in Schenectady spellbound by Harry Potter's wand". 2010-11-20. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 

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