Michael Benaroya

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Michael Benaroya (born February 23, 1981) is an American film producer.[1][2][3][4][5] He serves as chief executive officer at Benaroya Pictures.[1][2][3]


Benaroya was born to a Jewish family[6] on February 23, 1981 in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.[1][2] His grandfather was Jack Benaroya (1921-2012), a real estate developer and philanthropist. Benaroya graduated from Pomona College, where he received a B.A. in Economics.[2]

He moved to Los Angeles, California in 2006 to pursue a career in the film industry[2] and founded Benaroya Pictures, a film finance and production company, where he serves as its CEO.[2][3]


As a producer[edit]

Elvis & Nixon (2016)

Party Crasher (2018)

Headlock (2018)


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n imdb
  2. ^ a b c d e f Benaroya Pictures biography
  3. ^ a b c Independent Spirit Awards
  4. ^ The New York Times
  5. ^ Yahoo! Movies
  6. ^ Jewish Journal: "Film fest gala a spicy melting pot for Sephardic Jews" By Danielle Berrin November 16, 2010
  7. ^ Busch, Anita (February 26, 2015). "Bruce Willis Thriller 'Wake' Shuts Down Amid Budget Woes". deadline.com. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  8. ^ Busch, Anita (April 2, 2015). "No Second Take For 'Wake': Bruce Willis And Director Leave Project". deadline.com. Retrieved April 5, 2015.

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