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Birth Name: Joe Roth
Born: 06/13/1948
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA

In 1989, Roth moved into the majors when he was named chairman of the Fox Film Corporation, the newly-formed theatrical film unit of the 20th Century-Fox Film Corporation. He was the first director since 1935 (when Ernst Lubitsch briefly took over the reins of Paramount) to become the head of production for a major studio. While at Fox, he oversaw such popular features as "Home Alone" and "Edward Scissorhands" (both 1990), "Hot Shots!" and "Sleeping With the Enemy" (both 1991), and "White Men Can't Jump" and "The Last of the Mohicans" (both 1992). In the winter of 1992, Roth announced his resignation from Fox and went on to form (with Roger Birnbaum) Caravan Pictures, an independent producti... Continue Bio >>



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