Credits: President, Lakeshore Entertainment
GARY LUCCHESI serves as President of the independent film company Lakeshore Entertainment, as well as President Emeritus of the Producer’s Guild of America.
Throughout his career, Lucchesi has produced over 60 feature films. The first movie he produced was Primal Fear, which was soon followed by notable hits including Million Dollar Baby, the Oscar winner for Best Picture of 2004; Lincoln Lawyer with Matthew McConaughey and Marisa Tomei; and the Underworld franchise with Kate Beckinsale, of which he made four sequels.
In the last year, he produced The Age of Adaline, The Boy and Peppermint/em>. Other credits include box office smash The Runaway Bride, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Ugly Truth and The Gift.
Prior to becoming an independent producer, Lucchesi was President of Production at Paramount, where he oversaw such films as Ghost, Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, Fatal Attraction, The Hunt for Red October, Coming to America, The Naked Gun, The Godfather: Part III, Star Trek, Black Rain and The Untouchables.
He also worked at Tri Star Pictures for four years as both Vice President and Senior Vice President of Production.
Lucchesi began his career in Los Angeles as an agent for the William Morris Agency.