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Jay Stern

Jay Stern

Jay Stern is currently President of Rat Entertainment, where he is partnered with Brett Ratner, the director of Rush Hour and Rush Hour 2. Stern supervises the development and production of feature films, in addition to running the day-to-day operations of the company. He produced Rush Hour 2, which grossed $226 million in its domestic release, as well as After the Sunset.

Before joining Rat Entertainment, Stern was Executive Vice President of Production at New Line Cinema. In his five years at New Line, he was Executive Producer of Rush Hour, Love and Basketball, Money Talks, and Lovejones among other feature films. Prior to joining New Line, he spent five years at the Hollywood Pictures division of the Walt Disney Company, leaving as Vice President of Production.

Stern started in the movie business as a production assistant and location manager in New York City, where he was born and raised. Jay graduated with a B.A. cum laude from Yale College in 1981. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Vicki and ten year-old son Eli.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Jay Stern Facts

OccupationProducer

Selected Filmography

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