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Graham King
OBE
Born (1961-12-19) 19 December 1961 (age 57)
OccupationFilm producer
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Spouse(s)
Valerie King (m. 1984)

Graham King, OBE (born 19 December 1961) is a British film producer.

Career[edit]

He is President and CEO of production companies Initial Entertainment Group and GK Films. He is best known for his Academy Award winning 2006 crime thriller film The Departed, which was awarded the Best Picture Oscar at the 79th Academy Awards, and Bohemian Rhapsody which was nominated for five awards including Best Picture, at the 91st Academy Awards. He has had several major commercial successes as a producer, including The Departed (which grossed $289.8 million worldwide),[1] The Tourist ($278.3 million),[2] and Bohemian Rhapsody which grossed over $903.7 million worldwide on a production budget of about $50 million. It became the sixth-highest-grossing film of 2018 worldwide and the highest-grossing musical biographical film of all time,[3] as well as one of 20th Century Fox's top ten highest-grossing films.[4]

Honours[edit]

King was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours.[5]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Departed". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  2. ^ "The Tourist". Box Office Mojo. IMDb. Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  3. ^ Mendelson, Scott (11 November 2018). "'Bohemian Rhapsody' Remains Box Office Queen With Supersonic $285M Cume". Forbes.
  4. ^ Mendelson, Scott (7 January 2019). "Bryan Singer's Golden Globe-Winning 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Is The Highest-Grossing Drama Ever". Forbes.
  5. ^ "No. 59282". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2009. p. 24.

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