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.
Angelina Jolie has revealed new details about her relationship with Brad Pitt, tellingThe Guardianthat they fought about Pitt's decision to work with Harvey Weinstein.Jolie said 'it hurt' to see her then-partner work with the disgraced producer after she claims she narrowly escaped being assaulted by him when they worked together in the late 90s.'It was hard for me when Brad did [that],' she said, later adding: 'We fought about it.
Of course it hurt.'This came years before the Me Too movement, which sparked a sexual assault reckoning in Hollywood in 2017.Read more on dailymail.co.uk