Evelyn O'Neill

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Evelyn O'Neill
Alma materHarvard University
University of California, Los Angeles.
OccupationTalent manager and producer
Years active1990 - present

Evelyn O'Neill is an American talent manager and film producer. She is best known for producing the critically acclaimed film Lady Bird, for which she was co-nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture at the 90th Academy Awards.[1] She is also a founding partner of Management 360 and the talent manager for Julianne Moore, Chadwick Boseman, Salma Hayek, Daniel Kaluuya, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Greta Gerwig.

Career[edit]

O'Neill graduated cum laude from Harvard University and went on to the Master's program in Film History, Theory and Criticism at the University of California, Los Angeles,[2] She started her career in the late 1980s as an assistant to Suzan Bymel, with whom she founded the agency Bymel O'Neill & Associates in 1994.[3]

In 2002, O'Neill and Bymel, together with Eric Kranzler, David Seltzer, Guymon Casady and Daniel Rappaport founded the Management 360 talent and literary management company.[4] In 2009, The Hollywood Reporter named her the 90 in their #100 Most Influential Women in the Entertainment Industry.[5]

In 2017, O'Neill produced Lady Bird, with her Management 360 client and actress turned director Greta Gerwig with Scott Rudin and Eli Bush.[6] The film earned many nominations and awards including Academy Award for Best Picture[7]

Filmography[edit]

  • 2017: Lady Bird (producer)
  • 2006: Faceless (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  • 2005: Trust the Man (executive producer)
  • 2000: Talk to Me (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
  • 1998: House Rules (TV Series) (producer - 7 episodes)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oscars 2018: The list of nominees in full". BBC News. January 23, 2018. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Johnson, Ted (2009-09-24). "Bymel, O'Neill wage wattage on social causes". Variety. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  3. ^ Piper-Shimizu, Stephane (2017-10-03). "Suzan Bymel". Variety. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  4. ^ Staff, Variety (2008-09-23). "Guymon Casady". Variety. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  5. ^ "Women In Entertainment". www1.thr.com. Archived from the original on 2018-03-02. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  6. ^ "'Lady Bird': How Greta Gerwig Re-created 2002 to Tell Her Coming-of-Age Story". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-02-24.
  7. ^ "Best Picture - Lady Bird". oscar.go.com. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

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