Fred Berner

Fred Berner

Highest Rated: 81% Handsome Harry (2009)

Lowest Rated: 42% Straight Talk (1992)

Birthday: Not Available

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Though not a household name, veteran producer Fred Berner has worked with some of the most recognizable faces on the planet in his nearly 40-year career. For five years, Berner was an executive producer on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and the original procedural drama, "Law & Order," perhaps television's most storied brand, until the latter's surprise cancellation in 2010. Before that, Berner and his New York-based production/development company, Fred Berner Films, produced several acclaimed independent films, including 1994's meta-drama "Vanya on 42nd Street" (with a screenplay by legendary scribe David Mamet) and 2000's award-winning biography of painter Jackson Pollock, "Pollock." The latter earned Oscar nominations for stars Ed Harris and Marcia Gay Harden, who won for Best Supporting Actress. He has also produced TV specials or movies starring Oprah Winfrey and Bette Midler (when they were entertainment titans), as well as Matt Damon and Kristen Stewart (before the two were box office royalty). Berner began his career as an assistant director on several feature movies before going on to direct episodes of "Law & Order."

Filmography

Movies

Credit
76% 29% 3 Backyards Executive Producer - 2010
81% 56% Handsome Harry Executive Producer $22.9K 2009
No Score Yet 78% Speak Producer - 2004
81% 74% Pollock Producer $8.6M 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in a Small Town Producer - 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Farmhouse Executive Producer - 1998
No Score Yet 69% Hidden in America Producer - 1996
45% 34% The Great White Hype Producer $7.8M 1996
69% 65% The Ballad of Little Jo Producer $459.3K 1993
42% 58% Straight Talk Producer $20.1M 1992
No Score Yet No Score Yet Without Warning: The James Brady Story Producer - 1991
75% 52% Miss Firecracker Producer $646.9K 1989

TV

Credit
No Score Yet 33% FBI: Most Wanted Director 2020
78% 88% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Director 2019 2013 2011
No Score Yet 65% FBI Director 2018-2019
No Score Yet 75% Chicago Med Director 2018
No Score Yet 86% Chicago Fire Director 2016

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