Harvey Weinstein CBE (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful independent films, including Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), The Crying Game (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Heavenly Creatures (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), and Shakespeare in Love (1998).
Weinstein won an Academy Award for producing Shakespeare in Love, and garnered seven Tony Awards for a variety of plays and musicals, including The Producers, Billy Elliot the Musical, and August: Osage County. After leaving Miramax, Weinstein and his brother Bob founded The Weinstein Company, a mini-major film studio. He was co-chairman, alongside Bob, from 2005 to 2017.
Scores of women, both famous and non-famous, have accused disgraced mogul and convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein of rape and sexual assault since dual bombshell exposes on his alleged conduct dropped in the fall of 2017.
That list includes megastar Angelina Jolie, who, in a new interview, is speaking out about her experiences with the Miramax co-founder and the personal turmoil that followed her ex-husband Brad Pitt’s decision to work with the producer on a pair of projects years later.Read more on theplaylist.net