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|Born||John Howard Goldwyn
August 10, 1958
Los Angeles, California
|Spouse(s)||Colleen Camp (1986–2001; divorced; 1 child)
Jeffrey Michael Klein (2011–present)
John Howard Goldwyn (born August 10, 1958) is an American film producer.
John Goldwyn was born in Los Angeles, the son of producer Samuel Goldwyn, Jr., and his wife, film and stage actress Jennifer Howard. He has two brothers: film director and actor Tony Goldwyn and Francis Goldwyn. John has produced a total of eight films, according to the Internet Movie Database, and has directed one television series, called Dexter. His paternal grandparents were Oscar-winning producer Samuel Goldwyn and actress Frances Howard. His maternal grandparents were Sidney Howard, screenwriter of Gone with the Wind and 70 other films, and Clare Eames, an actress.
On April 30, 2011, Goldwyn and hotelier Jeffrey Michael Klein celebrated their life partnership in a ceremony in Marshall, California. Mr. Goldwyn's daughter Emily led the couple in the exchange of vows and rings.
In December 1991, John Goldwyn was named President of Production for Paramount's Motion Picture Group. In 1997, Goldwyn was promoted to the newly created post of President, Motion Pictures and signed to a five-year contract.
In 2006 Goldwyn served as an executive producer for the Showtime drama series Dexter. He remained with the series as an executive producer for five seasons. He hired his brother Tony Goldwyn as a guest star and a director for the series.
In an interview with Howard Stern, comedian Louis CK claimed that, in a business meeting, Goldwyn angrily condemned him and the other creators of the film Pootie Tang for wasting his money, and shut down an attempt by the president of MTV Films to defend the work.
- Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment (1985) (executive producer)
- Dexter (2006–2011) (TV series) (executive producer)
- I'm Not There (2007) (producer)
- Hot Rod (2007) (producer)
- Groupies (2008) (executive producer)
- Baby Mama (2008) (producer)
- Curly Oxide and Vic Thrill (2009) (producer)
- MacGruber (2010) (producer)
- The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) (producer)
- Key Party (2013) (announced) (producer)
- Loomis Fargo (2015) (producer)
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