Gary Barber is chairman and CEO of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. He is also a film producer and co-founder of Spyglass Entertainment. His highest grossing film as producer is The Tourist, which grossed close to US$280 million at the worldwide box office.
Barber was educated at King David School, Linksfield in Johannesburg, South Africa. He then received an Accounting degree from Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Filmography as a producer
Thoroughbred horse racing
Barber is also a Thoroughbred racehorse owner. His horse, The Deputy, owned in partnership with Team Valor, won the 2000 running of the Grade II Santa Catalina Stakes and the Grade I Santa Anita Derby at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. In 2006 another of his horses, Becrux, also owned in partnership with Team Valor, won the Grade I Woodbine Mile at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Canada.