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Michael Eisner

Highest Rated:   86% The Pixar Story (2007)
Lowest Rated:   71% Waking Sleeping Beauty (2010)
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Since 1984, media mogul Michael D. Eisner has been influential in turning Walt Disney Productions into one of the most powerful forces in American entertainment. Before coming to the Disney empire, Eisner, a graduate of Denison University, Granville OH, was a television executive and then, in 1976, the president of Paramount Pictures. The resurgence of the Disney company began in the early '80s when Walt Disney's son-in-law Ron Miller took over the reins. After founding Touchstone Pictures, Disney's prominent subsidiary and main producer of adult-oriented films, Miller got into a power struggle with Roy E. Disney and ended up being fired. Eisner took over as CEO in '84 and, with the help of Jefferey Katzenberg as chairman of the movie-making division, began concentrating on turning out lively, high-quality mainstream films such as Honey I Shrunk the Kids and the blockbusters Pretty Woman and Sister Act. In 1990, he helped found the Hollywood Pictures division, and helped restore the sagging reputation of the company's animation studios with such innovative, high-quality features as The Little Mermaid and Lion King. In addition to dealing with the media aspects, that also include the lucrative Disney Channel cable network, Eisner is in charge of all four Disney theme parks.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Below Zero
  • Monty
2011
71% Waking Sleeping Beauty
  • Actor
2010
86% The Pixar Story
  • Actor
2007
81% Sketches of Frank Gehry
  • Actor
2006

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet American Masters
2001
  • Appearing
No Score Yet Sanctuary
2008-2011
  • Edward

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