Keith Barish

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Keith Barish (born 1944) is an American film producer.[1][2] He is known for being the former restaurateur of Planet Hollywood,[3][4][5][6] which he co-founded with Robert Earl in 1991.[7][8][9] He also served as the producer of such films as Sophie's Choice (1982), The Running Man (1987) and The Fugitive (1993).[8][9][10] Barish also produced the film Ironweed (1987).[11][12][13]

Life and career

Barish was born in Los Angeles.[14] He moved to Miami at the age of three, when his parents divorced.[14]

Following a start in his career in real estate development, Barish officially became a film producer in 1979 and first produced the film Endless Love (1981), followed by Sophie's Choice (1982).[14][15] Barish then served as chairman of Taft Entertainment/Keith Barish Productions, which he co-founded in the 1980s with a subsidiary of Taft Broadcasting.[13] At one point, Barish was attached to produce The Flintstones (1994).[16][17]

In 1991, Barish and Robert Earl co-founded Planet Hollywood.[8][18][19][20] Barish left Planet Hollywood in 1999.[21][22][23]

Barish is married to socialite Ann Barish.[10] They have a son, Chris.[10][24][25]

Filmography

As producer

As executive producer

References

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  3. Gardner, Eriq (30 April 2015). "Planet Hollywood Founder Becomes Latest Target in Hunt for Ken Starr Money". The Hollywood Reporter. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/planet-hollywood-founder-becomes-latest-792604. Retrieved 6 November 2019. 
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  5. "FILMING TO BEGIN THIS SUMMER ON BIG-SCREEN 'THE FUGITIVE'". Sun-Sentinel. 10 February 1992. https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1992-02-10-9201070911-story.html. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  6. White, Adam (21 December 2016). "The billionaires, supermarket moguls and tycoons financing your favourite Hollywood movies". The Daily Telegraph. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/films/2016/12/21/billionaires-supermarket-moguls-russian-oligarchs-financing/. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  7. Ryan, Nancy (10 June 1992). "NEW EATERY BETTING CUSTOMERS WILL HAVE STARS IN THEIR EYES". Chicago Tribune. https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-1992-06-10-9202210666-story.html. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
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  11. Grondahl, Paul (9 December 2016). "'Ironweed' effect lives on in Albany 30 years after film". Times Union (Albany). https://www.timesunion.com/tuplus-local/article/Ironweed-effect-lives-on-in-Albany-30-years-10784004.php. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  12. Conway, Ann (12 October 1992). "Stars to Orbit Planet Hollywood’s O.C. Opening". Los Angeles Times. https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1992-10-12-vw-68-story.html. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  13. 13.0 13.1 Van Gelder, Lawrence (30 May 1986). "AT THE MOVIES". The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/1986/05/30/movies/at-the-movies.html. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Suplee, Curt (7 June 1981). "The Passion of the Producer". The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/style/1981/06/07/the-passion-of-the-producer/09bc08c7-2462-48a8-a6b9-d6d871afd579/. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  15. Harmetz, Aljean (17 February 1981). "BARISH BUYS FILM RIGHTS TO FEMINIST MUSICAL 'ACT'". The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/1981/02/17/movies/barish-buys-film-rights-to-feminist-musical-act.html. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
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  18. "Planet Hollywood sets expansion". United Press International. 30 May 1996. https://www.upi.com/Archives/1996/05/30/Planet-Hollywood-sets-expansion/3028833428800/. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  19. "Cash for Planet Hollywood". CNN. 6 August 1999. https://money.cnn.com/1999/08/06/deals/planethollywood/. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  20. Siklos, Richard (24 September 2007). "Savor Those Curly Fries: Planet Hollywood Is Back (Again)". The New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/24/business/24planet.html. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
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  22. Snyder, Jack (26 March 1999). "CO-FOUNDER DEPARTS PLANET HOLLYWOOD JOB". Orlando Sentinel. https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/os-xpm-1999-03-26-9903250864-story.html. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
  23. "Planet Hollywood co-founder resigns". Deseret News. 27 March 1999. https://www.deseret.com/1999/3/27/19436632/planet-hollywood-co-founder-resigns. Retrieved 1 September 2019. 
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