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AliveBorn: 3/19/1952 in New York City, New York, USA
Noted For: film producer; Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), The Crying Game (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), The English Patient (1996). Co-founder and co-chairman of Miramax (1979-93), co-founder and co-chairman of The Weinstein Company (2005-17). Won an Academy Award for Shakespeare in Love (Best Picture, 1999). Fired following numerous allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault (2017). Convicted in New York of rape and sentenced to 23 years in prison (2020). Convicted in California of rape and sentenced to 16 years (2022) to be served subsequently to the other sentence. Older brother and business partner of Bob Weinstein.