Bill Gerber

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Bill Gerber
Bill Gerber at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2019 (49013967496) (cropped).jpg
Gerber in 2019
United States
OccupationFilm producer

Bill Gerber (born April 30, 1957) is an American film and television producer. He was President of Production at Warner Bros. Pictures, before establishing an existing and long-standing producing deal with the studio.[1] Bill is known for producing A Star Is Born (2018), Gran Torino (2008), A Very Long Engagement (2004) and Grudge Match (2013).[2] As an executive he had a hand in dozens of movies including: L.A. Confidential (1997), JFK (1991), Heat (1995), You've Got Mail (1998), The Perfect Storm (2000), Three Kings (1999) and the Harry Potter series.

In 2019, Gerber was nominated for an Oscar for Best Picture for A Star Is Born which he also received a Golden Globe nomination for. [3] Gerber also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Language Film for A Very Long Engagement in 2005. In 2002, Gerber was nominated for Emmy for Outstanding Made for Television Movie for James Dean which James Franco received a Golden Globe for Best Actor in the title role.[4] In 2020, he received a Sports Emmy for the HBO documentary series, What's My Name: Muhammad Ali.



He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit
2000 Get Carter Executive producer
2001 American Outlaws
2002 Queen of the Damned Executive producer
Juwanna Mann
2003 What a Girl Wants
The In-Laws
2004 A Very Long Engagement Executive producer
2005 The Dukes of Hazzard
2006 Beerfest
2008 Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous
Gran Torino
2012 The Babymakers Co-executive producer
2013 Grudge Match
2016 The Last Face
2017 Just Getting Started
2018 Action Point
A Star Is Born
2019 What's My Name: Muhammad Ali
TBA Liar's Poker
The Six Billion Dollar Man
As an actor
Year Film Role
2000 The Independent Dennis
2016 The Last Face UN Representative
Year Film Role
2007 Then She Found Me Special thanks
2017 Guns Guitars and a Badge..


Year Title Credit Notes
2001 James Dean Executive producer Television film
2007 The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning Television film
2018 Beerfest: Thirst for Victory Executive producer Television film


  1. ^ "How I Made It: 'Grudge Match' film producer Bill Gerber". Los Angeles Times. 2013-12-22. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  2. ^ "Bill Gerber". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  3. ^ "Oscar Nominations 2019: The Complete List". Variety. 2019-01-22. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  4. ^ "Bill Gerber". Television Academy. Retrieved 2019-07-25.
  5. ^ "Bill Gerber". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-07-25.

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