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Lloyd Levin

Lloyd Levin

Lloyd Levin began working with Lawrence Gordon in the mid-80s and received his first credit as Associate Producer on Die Hard, which was based upon Nothing Lasts Forever, a book that Levin brought to Gordon?s attention. He subsequently oversaw the film's development. He was then Associate Producer on the Academy Award-nominated Field Of Dreams (1989) directed by Phil Alden Robinson and starring Kevin Costner and K-9 (1989) starring James Belushi. In 1990, Levin was Executive Producer on both Die Hard 2: Die Harder and Predator 2. In 1991, he produced The Rocketeer directed by Joe Johnson and starring Billy Campbell and Jennifer Connelly.

Levin joined Gordon at Largo Entertainment where he served as President of Production and oversaw the production of such hit movies as Point Break directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starring Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze, Unlawful Entry starring Kurt Russell and Ray Liotta and Timecop starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. At Largo Entertainment, Levin also executive produced Used People starring Shirley MacLaine, Kathy Bates and Marcello Mastroianni.

After departing Largo, Levin continued his partnership with Gordon as a producer. In 1997, he executive produced The Devil's Own starring Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt. The same year, he also produced Event Horizon, which starred Laurence Fishburne and Sam Neill. In 1998, he produced Paul Thomas Anderson?s breakthrough movie, Boogie Nights. Nominated for three Academy Awards, Boogie Nights starred Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, Heather Graham and Burt Reynolds. Levin produced Mystery Men in 1999, which starred Ben Stiller, William H. Macy and Geoffrey Rush and followed it with Lara Croft: Tomb Raider starring Angelina Jolie. The movie, based on the video game, went on to a worldwide box office gross of over $280 million and became the most successful action movie of all time with a female lead. He also produced K-PAX directed by Iain Softley and starring Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges and Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.

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