David Barron

David Barron

Highest Rated: 97% The Princess Bride (1987)

Lowest Rated: 21% Terminal (2018)

Birthday: Oct 10, 1959

Birthplace: Ipsden, South Oxfordshire, England, UK

David Barron held so many positions at so many levels in the movie business, he could have probably made a major studio film all by himself. In the initial years of his career he worked as a location manager, a line producer, and an assistant director on films such as the Cambodian holocaust drama "The Killing Fields" (1984) and the cult fairy tale satire "The Princess Bride" (1987). Following these formative experiences, Barron rose to become a full-fledged producer. His first credit in his new position came on the 1995 small-time show business comedy "A Midwinter's Tale," written by, directed, and starring Kenneth Branagh. The two men would combine for Branagh's next two efforts, a pair of Shakespeare adaptations--"Othello" (1995) and "Hamlet" (1996). Early the following decade, Barron won the job of producer for another, very different series: the film adaptations of the mega-popular "Harry Potter" books. Initially, he started as executive producer on a pair of movies in the series, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (2002), and "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005), but soon stepped up to the producer's office. In this role, he helped make the final movies in the chain, including "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (2009).

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21% 36% Terminal Producer - 2018
52% 51% Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Producer - 2018
36% 58% The Legend of Tarzan Producer $126.6M 2016
83% 78% Cinderella Producer $201.2M 2015
92% 72% Frank Producer $644.9K 2014
54% 53% Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Producer $50.5M 2014
93% 64% Page Eight Producer - 2011
96% 89% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Producer $381M 2011
77% 85% Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Producer $295M 2010
84% 78% Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Producer $302M 2009
77% 81% Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Producer $292M 2007
88% 74% Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Executive Producer $290M 2005
64% 58% Possession Executive Producer $10.1M 2002
82% 80% Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Executive Producer $262M 2002
No Score Yet 0% It Was an Accident Executive Producer - 2000
95% 89% Hamlet Producer $4.4M 1996
67% 64% Othello Producer $2.2M 1995
81% 88% A Midwinter's Tale Producer $466.8K 1995
97% 94% The Princess Bride Production Manager $26.9M 1987

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