Fred Baron



Fred is currently Executive Vice President of Feature Production at Twentieth Century Fox.

With Fox since 1990, he has overseen the production of feature films that include:THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD, BORAT, Ridley Scott Crusade epic KINGDOM OF HEAVEN, I ROBOT, DAY AFTER TOMORROW, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN, PICTURE PERFECT, JUST MARRIED, AIRHEADS, LAST OF THE MOHICANS, GRAND CANYON, HOME ALONE 2, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, HOT SHOTS, HOT SHOTS PART DEUX, BROKEN ARROW, ROMEO AND JULIET, VOLCANO, ALIEN RESURECTION, BULWORTH, and both X-FILES features.

Fred Baron, Executive Vice President of Feature Production at 20th Century Fox, took a leave of absence to join Baz Lurhmann as a producer on “Moulin Rouge.” Baron then returned to his job at Fox, overseeing aspects of “Moulin Rouge” as well as prepping new features for the studio.

Baron joined Fox in 1990 and has overseen the production of a variety of successful feature films that include: “Last of the Mohicans,” “Grand Canyon,” “Home Alone,” “Edward Scissorhands,” “Hot Shots,” “Hot Shots, Part Deux,” “Broken Arrow,” “Romeo and Juliet”, “Volcano,” “Alien Resurrection,” “Bulworth,” and “The X-Files” feature.

Prior to joining Fox, Baron worked as a Producer and executive at HBO Pictures and went on to produce the award winning Cable TV series “Tales from the Crypt” for Executive Producers Richard Donner, Joel Silver, Walter Hill, and Bob Zemeckis.

Baron has also held various positions in feature film production ranging from Production Assistant to Assistant Director and Associate Producer on such films as: “Nighthawks,” “Continental Divide,” “Rich and Famous,” “Cat People,” “Young Doctors in Love,” “Top Gun,” and “Weeds;” working with acclaimed directors such as the late George Cukor, Paul Schrader, Michael Apted, Tony Scott, Garry Marshall, and Carl Reiner.

Baron received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in English Literature and studied criticism at St. Clare’s College, Oxford University in England. He began his movie career in the mailroom at Universal Studios. Within a short period of time, he was the West Coast Story Editor for New York Producer Martin Poll and Lauren Shuler.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fred Baron