Academy Award-winner Bruce Davey
is president/CEO/producer at Icon Productions, the company he co-founded with partner Mel Gibson
in 1989. In this capacity Davey oversees every facet of Icon's day-to-day operations, from the creative to the financial. A native of Sydney, Australia, Davey began his career as an accountant and business manager for actors, rock groups and musicians. He first met Gibson in a professional capacity in 1980,and when the actor was putting together Hamlet (1990) he asked Davey to move to L.A. to work with him as his production partner.
Davey has produced such Icon hits as Forever Young (1992), Immortal Beloved (1994), Gibson's directorial debut The Man Without a Face (1993), Maverick (1994), Airborne (1993), An Ideal Husband (1999), Gibson's multiOscar-winning Braveheart (1995), Payback (1999), Atom Egoyan's Felicia's Journey (1999), Wim Wender's The Million Dollar Hotel (2000), What Women Want (2000), We Were Soldiers (2002), and The Singing Detective (2003). Davey has been a driving force behind Icon's on-going commitment to superior family films, including FairyTale: A True Story (1997), recipient of the 1998 BAFTA Award for Best Children's Picture.
Davey is currently preparing the Icon Productions' Paparazzi for release in 2004.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
Bruce Davey Facts
|The Singing Detective|
|What Women Want|
|Fairytale: A True Story|
|An Ideal Husband|
|We Were Soldiers|