Richard Sakai Biography (1954-)

Born January 28, 1954, in San Francisco, CA; son of Hisasi Quinus and Jean Misako Sakai; children: Benjamin, Timothy, Reilly. Addresses: Office: c/o Gracie Films, 10202 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232-3119.; Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, director, writer
Birth Details
January 28, 1954
San Francisco, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Executive in charge of production, Broadcast News, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Executive in charge of production, Big, 1988
  • Executive in charge of production, The War of the Roses, 1988
  • Executive in charge of production, Say Anything ... (also known as... Say Anything...), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • Executive in charge of production, I'll Do Anything, Columbia Pictures, 1994
  • Executive producer, Bottle Rocket, Columbia Pictures, 1996
  • Producer, Jerry Maguire, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1996
  • Executive producer, As Good As It Gets, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997
  • Supervising producer, The Critic, Sony Pictures Digital Entertainment, Inc., 2000
  • Producer, Riding in Cars with Boys, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001
  • Television Work
  • Series
  • Assistant to Mr. Cherry, Taxi, ABC, 1978
  • Producer, Shaping Up, ABC, 1984
  • Producer, The Tracey Ullman Show, Fox, 1987
  • Producer, The Simpsons (animated; also known as The All New Simpsons), Fox, 1989-
  • Producer, Sibs, ABC, 1991
  • Producer, Phenom, ABC, 1993
  • Producer, The Critic, ABC, 1994, then Fox, 1995
  • Executive producer, What about Joan, ABC, 2001
  • Movies
  • Assistant to Mr. Brooks, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Davis, and Mr. Weinberger, Cindy, ABC, 1978
  • Specials
  • Producer, Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire (animated), Fox, 1989
  • Producer, The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show, 1990
  • Executive producer, Best of Taxi, CBS, 1994
  • Also associated with The Simpsons Christmas Special (animated).
  • Pilots
  • Related by Birth, ABC, 1993
  • Television Director
  • Episodic
  • "Zena's Honeymoon," Taxi, ABC, 1982
  • "Alex's Old Buddy," Taxi, ABC, 1983
  • "Arnie Meets the Kids," Taxi, ABC, 1983
  • "Tony's Father-in-Law," Who's the Boss?, ABC, 1985
  • "You're Nobody 'til Somebody Hires You," Newhart, CBS, 1985
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • The 41st Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1989
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Specials
  • (Author of animated character dialogue) The Ice Capades 50th Anniversary Special, ABC, 1990

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