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Brad Grey

  • American businessman
  • Born December 29, 1957

Brad Alan Grey (December 29, 1957 – May 14, 2017) was an American television and film producer. He co-founded the Brillstein-Grey Entertainment agency, and afterwards became the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, a position he held from 2005 until 2017. Grey graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Management. Under Grey's leadership, Paramount finished No. 1 in global market share in 2011 and No. 2 domestically in 2008, 2009, and 2010, despite releasing significantly fewer films than its competitors.


Any time there is a lot of money or ego involved, people tend to behave badly.




I don't lack confidence. I don't sweat. I don't want to get too Zen on you, but I have to run my own race.




I think the Emmy obviously is very prestigious and is the gold standard obviously in terms of television. But the Oscars go beyond that. I believe children, when they're growing up, dream of holding that Oscar.




I learned no detail was too small. It was all about the details.




I can only say that in life when you have the greatest expectations and you try to do things the right way, it doesn't always work out.




When you make content, you try things, and they don't always work. You learn from it and figure out what's next.




I quickly realized I had to have my own style and strategy and find my own way.



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