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Jon Peters

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Jon Peters

Source: nndb.com

Jon Pagano Peters is a movie producer. Peters went into the family hair styling business and was successful on Rodeo Drive in Hollywood where he made many industry connections. He dated Barbra Streisand and in 1976 he was given a producing credit on her remake of A Star Is Born. He worked with Peter Guber for the next ten years. Their hits included The Color Purple and Flashdance. He headed Sony Pictures with Guber for two years.

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  • Born: 2 June 1945 in Van Nuys, California

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Variety, 2018-09-14 17:27:39
Bradley Cooper, the director, producer, writer, and lead actor in the upcoming “A Star Is Born” remake, spoke for the first time about the sexual harassment allegations against one-time producer Jon Peters. Peters, who produced the 1976 version with Barbra Streisand, has been accused by numerous women of harassment in ...

Warner Bros. Distances Itself From Original 'A Star is Born' Producer Jon Peters
Billboard, 2018-09-12 15:14:05
Just as film festival audiences are swooning over Bradley Cooper’s celebrated romance A Star Is Born, the film’s studio is...

Warner Bros. distances itself from 'A Star Is Born' producer in sexual harassment dispute
USA Today Movies, 2018-09-12 12:48:48
Warner Bros., which produced and will release "A Star Is Born" next month, said it was contractually bound to credit Jon Peters.         

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