Andrew G. Vajna

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Andrew G. Vajna
Born Vajna András György
(1944-08-01) August 1, 1944 (age 71)
Budapest, Hungary

Andrew George Vajna (born Vajna András György; August 1, 1944) is a Hungarian / American film producer.

Biography[edit]

Vajna was born in Budapest, Hungary and emigrated to the US in 1956. His original profession was a hairdresser and wigmaker in Hong Kong. His first involvement in the film industry was the operation of movie theaters in the Far East. He founded a company with Mario Kassar called Carolco which went on to produce many blockbuster movies. He has done numerous films (frequently in association with Mario Kassar), including the Rambo movies, Die Hard with a Vengeance, and multiple Terminator movies and series.

On January 15, 2011, the Hungarian government appointed him government commissioner in charge of the Hungarian film industry. He is responsible for the strategy of the Hungarian Film preservation and development.[1][2]

In 1989, he founded Intercom Ltd., Hungary's biggest movie and DVD distributor. He was also the CEO of the company.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Notes
1973 Deadly China Doll producer
1980 The Changeling executive producer
1981 Victory executive producer
The Amateur executive producer
1982 First Blood executive producer
Superstition executive producer
1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II executive producer
1987 Angel Heart executive producer
Extreme Prejudice executive producer
1988 Rambo III executive producer
Red Heat executive producer
1989 DeepStar Six executive producer
Johnny Handsome executive producer
Music Box executive producer
1990 Mountains of the Moon executive producer
Total Recall executive producer
Air America executive producer
Narrow Margin executive producer
Jacob's Ladder executive producer
1992 Medicine Man producer
1993 Tombstone executive producer
1994 Renaissance Man producer
Color of Night
1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance executive producer
Judge Dredd executive producer
The Scarlet Letter producer
Nixon producer
1996 Amanda producer
1997 Evita producer
Shadow Conspiracy executive producer
A Miniszter félrelép producer
1998 An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn executive producer
1999 The 13th Warrior executive producer
2000 A Holocaust szemei executive producer
2001 An American Rhapsody executive producer
2002 I Spy producer
2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines producer
2006 Children of Glory producer
Freedom's Fury executive producer
Basic Instinct 2 producer
2008-2009 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles executive producer
2009 Terminator Salvation executive producer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Govt appoints Andy Vajna film industry commissioner, Magyar Tavirati Iroda
  2. ^ [1], index.hu
  3. ^ [2]

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