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.
Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein says he never assaulted Angelina Jolie after she claimed in a new interview she had to "escape" an encounter with the disgraced movie mogul. "THERE WAS NEVER an assault, and NEVER an attempt to assault," Weinstein — who is currently serving a 23-year sentence for rape and battery — responded in a statement to TMZ via his assistant on Saturday. "It is brazenly untrue and clickbait publicity," the statement continued. "You’re Angelina Jolie, every male and female in the world, I’m sure, shows interest in you.Read more on foxnews.com