Dean Silvers

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Dean Silvers
Born Dean Silvers
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Other names Dean A. Silvers
Dean Avery Silvers
Occupation Film producer
Film director
Entertainment Lawyer
Years active 1985 – present
Spouse(s) Marlen Hecht (m. 1987)

Dean Silvers is an American film producer, film director, screenwriter, entertainment lawyer and author.[1][2][3][4] He has produced numerous 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] The New York Times "Bookshelf" column 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... "[7]

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]




  1. ^ Bernstein, Paula S. "Obsession for Men". Filmmaker. Archived from the original on March 6, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2010. 
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  3. ^ a b Berne, Betsy. "The Dean Silvers Indies". Blackbook. Retrieved June 10, 2010. 
  4. ^ Harper Collins
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  6. ^ Sundance Institute Archives
  7. ^ Roberts, Sam. "A New Verdict on Tammany Hall". The New York Times. Retrieved March 7, 2014. 
  8. ^ TCM
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  12. ^ TV Guide
  13. ^ Telly Awards
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