Stuart Cornfeld

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Stuart Cornfeld is an American film producer, business partner with Ben Stiller in the company, Red Hour Productions, and an actor.


Early life[edit]

He was born in Tarzana, California. He attended the University of California, Berkeley in the early 1970s.


The appearance and personality of Les Grossman, the hotheaded and foul-mouthed Hollywood producer played by Tom Cruise in Stiller's film Tropic Thunder, is reportedly based in part on Cornfeld.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to the performance artist Johanna Went.


As producer[edit]

As actor[edit]


  1. ^ Casablanca, Ed, "Cruise's Cameo Shocker—Based on a Real Person!". "The Awful Truth," E! Online, August 19, 2008. Retrieved on August 20, 2008.

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