|Born||1971 (age 51–52)|
Macungie, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Alma mater||Colorado State University|
|Occupation(s)||TV and film producer|
|Known for||Pixels (2015), The House Bunny (2008), A Star Is Born (2018)|
Background and early career
Heather Parry grew up in Macungie, Pennsylvania. She attended and graduated from Emmaus High School in Emmaus, Pennsylvania in 1989. Parry graduated from Colorado State University at Fort Collins, Colorado. While a graduate student at Colorado State University, Parry began her career in the entertainment industry with an internship on The Dennis Miller Show.
Happy Madison Productions (2005–2015)
From 2005 until 2015, Parry was head of film development and production at Happy Madison Productions, founded by Adam Sandler, and produced four movies for the company, The House Bunny in 2008, Just Go with It in 2011, That's My Boy in 2012, and Pixels in 2015.
Live Nation Productions (2015–2019)
In December 2015, Parry was named president of film and television production at Live Nation, where she oversaw production of four documentaries, Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends), Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story and Gaga: Five Foot Two (all in 2017) and Believer in 2018.
In December 2018, Parry was put on leave by Live Nation following publication of an exposé by Variety, reporting results of a four-month long investigation into her alleged workplace abuse and verbal harassment toward employees. Live Nation hired an outside firm, Paul Hastings LLP, to conduct an internal investigation. On February 21, 2019, Parry was fired from Live Nation Productions.
Awards and recognition
- Believer was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Documentary. It also won Best Documentary at the 30th GLAAD Media Awards.
- In 2018, Parry received the Hermes Platinum Award for two documentaries, Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story, which she shared with Daniel Kaufman (director) and Sean Combs (producer), and Gaga: Five Foot Two, shared with Chris Moukarbel (director), Lady Gaga (producer), and Bobby Campbell (producer).
- Parry was a producer on Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story, which won a Hollywood Documentary Award at the Hollywood Film Awards in 2017.
|2018||A Star Is Born||Executive Producer|
|2018||The After Party||Executive Producer|
|2017||Gaga: Five Foot Two||Producer||Documentary|
|2017||Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story||Producer||Documentary|
|2017||Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)||Producer||Documentary|
|2015||The Ridiculous 6||Executive Producer|
|2012||That's My Boy||Producer|
|2011||Just Go with It||Producer|
|2008||The House Bunny||Producer|
|2005||Get Rich or Die Tryin'||Co-Producer|
|2005||The Longest Yard||Co-Producer|
|2003||MTV Album Launch||Executive Producer - 1 episode||Television Series|
|2003||Limp Bizkit||Executive Producer|
|2002||Movie House||Producer||Television Series|
|2002||'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave||Supervising Producer||Television Movie Documentary|
|2001||Rage Against the Machine: The Battle of Mexico City||Producer||Video Documentary|
|1997||Rage Against the Machine||Producer: Live in Concert||Video Documentary|
|1995||"The Ghost of Tom Joad", Rage Against the Machine||Producer||Music Video|
|1994||Freaks, Nerds & Weirdos||Field Producer||Television Movie|
- Steele, Anne (October 30, 2018). "With 'A Star Is Born,' Live Nation Gains Hollywood Clout". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
- “Gazette Day:A Star is Born’ Locks in 8 Oscar Nominations, Executive Producer Heather Parry Talks Trusting Artists to Tell Their Story”
- Longsdorf, Amy (June 23, 2015). "Macungie native Heather Parry uses determination and skill to help bring together family action adventure film 'Pixels". The Morning Call. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
- Longsdorf, Amy (February 4, 2011). "I like to run things". Morning Call. Retrieved 5 December 2019.
- Maddaus, Gene (2018-12-21). "Live Nation Productions Chief Heather Parry Put on Leave Amid Verbal Abuse Claims (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 2019-04-09.
- “A Star Is Born Producer Leaves Live Nation Following Abuse Allegations”
- https://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-heather-parry-leaves-live-nation-20190222-story.html "Entertainment executive Heather Parry leaves Live Nation after allegations of bullying,"] The Los Angeles Times, February 22, 2019
- “Emmy Awards:"NOMINEES FOR THE 40th ANNUAL NEWS & DOCUMENTARY EMMY® AWARDS ANNOUNCED”
- Nordyke, Kimberly (March 28, 2019). "GLAAD Media Awards: 'Love, Simon,' 'Vida,' 'Queer Eye' Among Winners". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 22 August 2019.
- Baltin, Steve (October 18, 2017). "How Heather Parry Is Helping Live Nation Bring Lady Gaga, Puff Daddy And More To The Screen". Forbes. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
- “2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards: Full Winners List — Updated Live”
- “Hermes Creative Awards: Platinum Award Winners”
- “2017 Hollywood Film Awards: The Complete List of Winners”