For the American Rabbi and co-founder of Interns for Peace, see Bruce M. Cohen
Cohen at the 2009 GLAAD Media Awards, Los Angeles, April 2009
September 23, 1961 |
Falls Church, Virginia, USA
||Gabriel Catone (2008-?)
Bruce Cohen is an American film producer. He currently sits on the National Board of Directors for the Producers Guild of America. Cohen and his producing partner, Dan Jinks, run The Jinks/ Cohen Company. Cohen and Jinks produced American Beauty, winner of the 1999 Academy Award for Best Picture. Among other films that Cohen has produced are The Forgotten, Big Fish, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, and most recently, Milk, his second Best Picture nomination. In 2009, Cohen wore a White Knot to the Academy Awards ceremony as a show of support for the marriage equality movement. Bruce received a nomination at the 85th Academy Awards for Best Picture, for producing the movie Silver Linings Playbook.
Since May 2005 he has been a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post.
Cohen married his partner of five years, Gabriel Catone, on June 30, 2008, in a ceremony officiated by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa at Los Angeles City Hall.
In December 2010, Cohen and actress Anne Hathaway went to Staten Island as surprise guests to a performance of the PS 22 Chorus, to invite them to the 83rd Academy Awards in February. They also announced that the Chorus will be performing in the awards ceremony.
His father, George, was appointed the director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service in 2009.
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