Jeffrey Katzenberg Biography (1950-)

Born December 21, 1950, in New York, NY; son of Anne Katzenberg (an artist);father, a stockbroker; married Marilyn Siegel (a kindergarten teacher), c. 1975; children: Laura, David. Addresses: Office: DreamWorks SKG, 100 Universal Plaza, Building 5121, Universal City, CA 91608-1085; DreamWorks Animation, 1000 Flower St., Glendale, CA 91201.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Executive, producer, director, writer
Birth Details
December 21, 1950
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Animated Film Executive Producer
  • The Prince of Egypt, DreamWorks, 1998
  • Chicken Run (also known as CLR-1), DreamWorks, 2000
  • (With Penney Finkelman Cox and Steve Hickner) Joseph: King of Dreams, DreamWorks Home Entertainment/Universal Home Video, 2000
  • The Road to El Dorado, DreamWorks, 2000
  • Shark Tale, DreamWorks, 2004
  • Shrek 2, DreamWorks, 2004
  • The Wallace & Gromit Movie: Curse of the Wererabbit, DreamWorks, 2005
  • Animated Film Producer
  • Shrek, DreamWorks, 2001
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (also known as Spirit), DreamWorks, 2002
  • Shrek 4-D (also known as Shrek 3-D), DreamWorks/Universal,2003
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas, DreamWorks, 2003
  • Film Work
  • Other
  • (Uncredited) Coproducer, The Nightmare before Christmas (animated;also known as Tim Burton's "The Nightmare before Christmas"), Buena Vista, 1993
  • (Uncredited) Director, The Road to El Dorado, DreamWorks, 2000
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, Your Studio and You, 1995
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Creator and executive producer, Father of the Pride (animated), NBC, 2004
  • Creator and executive producer, The Contender, NBC, beginning 2005
  • Pilots
  • Creator and executive producer, The Contender, NBC, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • Dick Tracy: Behind the Badge, behind the Scenes, 1990
  • The Lion King: A Musical Journey with Elton John, 1994
  • The Making of "The Lion King," 1994
  • The American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg (also knownas The American Film Institute Life Achievement Award), NBC, 1995
  • The Hatching of "Chicken Run" (also known as HBO's "The Hatching of `Chicken Run`"), HBO, 2000
  • Last Stand--The Struggle for the Ballona Wetlands, PBS, 2000
  • Poultry in Motion: The Making of "Chicken Run," NBC, 2000
  • Creating a Fairy Tale World: The Making of "Shrek," 2001
  • Episodic
  • "Steven Spielberg: An Empire of Dreams," Biography, Arts and Entertainment, 1998
  • "Wallace & Gromit Go Chicken," Omnibus, BBC, 2000
  • Pop-komissio, 2001
  • Film '04, BBC, 2004
  • GMTV, Independent Television, 2004
  • Otro rollo con: Adal Ramones, 2004
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (animated; also known as Spirit), DreamWorks, 2002

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Brandweek, May 24, 1999, p. 4
    • Newsweek, July 19, 1999, p. 42
    • New York Times, February 7, 1988, p. 29
    • Time, March 27, 1995; May 17, 1999, p. 63; May 31, 1999, p. 29; July 19, 1999, p. 76
    • U.S. News & World Report, July 19, 1999, p. 45
    • Variety, September 2, 1996, pp. 2-4; August 2, 1999, p. 7; August27, 2001, p. 50; June 21, 2004, p. A4

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