Sep. 21st, 1943
Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Jerry Bruckheimer was born on September 21, 1943 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Jerome Leon Bruckheimer. He is a producer, known for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), The Amazing Race (2001) .
He is married to Linda Bruckheimer. He was previously married to Bonnie Bruckheimer.
His films often feature a car being flippedOften casts Nicolas Cage, Denzel Washington and Steve Buscemi for his movies.
Often hires Michael Bay, Tony Scott, Jon Turteltaub and Antoine Fuqua to direct his movies.
Co-produced films with Don Simpson up to his death in 1996 (The last film Bruckheimer and Simpson collaborated on, The Rock (1996), is dedicated to Simpson).
Action-packed, summer blockbuster (tent-pole) films: Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Top Gun (1986), Bad Boys (1995), The Rock (1996), Armageddon (1998), the "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy, etc.
Graduated with a degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona
Roomed with producing partner Don Simpson.
Ranked #19 on Premiere's 2003 annual Hollywood Power List. Had ranked #22 in 2002.
Early in his career, he produced television commercials.
Owns a home in Bardstown, Kentucky.
Big fan of the band The Who.
Had a power ranking of 42 and was the 10th ranked money earner on the 2006 Forbes Celebrity 100 list, with 2005-2006 earnings of $84 million. The earnings were mostly due to syndication residuals from the three "C.S.I." shows.
Ranked #10 on Premiere's 2006 "Power 50" list. Had also ranked #10 on the 2005 list.
Has a Gulfstream IV jet.
Owns a 1500-acre farm in Kentucky and also another in Ojai, south of Santa Barbara.
Father was a salesman.
Has a stepdaughter.
2007 - Ranked #14 on EW's The 50 Smartest People in Hollywood.
In 2007 Forbes reported his earnings to be $120 million for the year 2006, largely due to his lucrative syndication and production deals.
Lives in Los Angeles and Malibu, California.
- Father of Blake Dallan Makar (b. 27 May 1988) with first wife, Bonnie Bruckheimer.
- Roomed with producing partner 'Don Simpson (I)' (qv).
- Has a Gulfstream IV jet.
- Father was a salesman.
- Owns a home in Bardstown, Kentucky.
- Had a power ranking of 42 and was the 10th ranked money earner on the 2006 Forbes Celebrity 100 list, with 2005-06 earnings of $84 million. The earnings were mostly due to syndication residuals from the three "C.S.I." shows.
- Ranked #19 on Premiere's 2003 annual Hollywood Power List. Had ranked #22 in 2002.
- Early in his career, he produced television commercials.