Dean Silvers

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Dean Silvers
Born Dean Silvers
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Other names Dean A. Silvers
Dean Avery Silvers
Occupation Producer
Entertainment Lawyer
Years active 1985 – present
Spouse(s) Marlen Hecht (m. 1987)

Dean Silvers, J.D., M.S., PHD., is an American award-winning film producer, film director, screenwriter, entertainment lawyer, and author.[1][2][3][4] He has produced numerous noteworthy films, including Flirting with Disaster, Manny & Lo, and Spanking the Monkey, which won multiple awards, including the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival and two Independent Spirit Awards.[5][6][7]

The New York Times recommended Silvers' book, Secrets of Breaking into the Film and TV Business (William Morrow and Company/HarperCollins), "What better time to grab Dean Silvers' Secrets of Breaking into the Film and TV Business... Brimming with helpful hints... and new business models that are revolutionizing an industry... "[8]

Personal life[edit]

Dean Silvers was born in Brooklyn, New York and currently resides in Manhattan, New York with his wife, Marlen Hecht, and their two sons, Forrest Silvers and Tyler Silvers.[3]




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