Gary Lucchesi

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Gary Lucchesi
Born (1955-01-04) January 4, 1955 (age 69)[1]
OccupationFilm producer

Gary Lucchesi (born January 4, 1955, in San Francisco, California) is an American film producer who is President of Lakeshore Entertainment and past President of The Producers Guild of America.[2]


Lucchesi began his career at The William Morris Agency as an agent, representing such artists as Susan Sarandon, Kevin Costner, Michelle Pfeiffer and John Malkovich. Lucchesi served as both Vice President and Senior Vice President of Production at TriStar Pictures before becoming President of Production at Paramount Pictures.[3] Following his time at Paramount, Lucchesi founded Gary Lucchesi Productions, where he produced the Oscar nominated film Primal Fear. Lucchesi was also President of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Film Co., producing the film version of the hit musical Cats. In 1997, he was asked by Tom Rosenberg to run Lakeshore.

Lucchesi graduated from Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory in San Francisco in 1973 before attending UCLA. He graduated with a degree in history in 1977.[4][5]


He was a producer in all films unless otherwise noted.


Year Film Credit Notes
1992 Jennifer 8
1995 Virtuosity
Three Wishes
1996 Primal Fear
1998 Cats Executive producer Direct-to-video
Just the Ticket
1999 Runaway Bride Executive producer
2000 Passion of Mind Executive producer
The Next Best Thing Executive producer
Autumn in New York
The Gift
2002 The Mothman Prophecies
2003 The Human Stain
2004 Wicker Park
Madhouse Executive producer
Suspect Zero Executive producer
Million Dollar Baby Executive producer
2005 Undiscovered
The Cave
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Æon Flux
2006 Underworld: Evolution
She's the Man Executive producer
The Covenant
The Last Kiss
The Dead Girl
2007 Blood & Chocolate
Feast of Love
2008 Henry Poole Is Here
The Midnight Meat Train
2009 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Crank: High Voltage
The Ugly Truth
2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
Underworld: Endless War Direct-to-video
2012 Underworld: Awakening
One for the Money
Stand Up Guys
2014 I, Frankenstein
Walk of Shame
2015 The Age of Adaline
The Vatican Tapes
2016 The Boy
American Pastoral
Underworld: Blood Wars
2018 Adrift Executive producer
2019 The Wedding Year
The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain Executive producer
2020 Brahms: The Boy II
2023 57 Seconds
Year Film Role Notes
2011 Underworld: Endless War Special thanks Direct-to-video


Year Title Credit Notes
1996 Gotti Executive producer Television film
1997 Breast Men Executive producer Television film
1998 Great Performances Executive producer
1999 Vendetta Executive producer Television film
2001 Wild Iris Executive producer Television film
2004 Independent Lens Consulting producer Documentary
2018 Heathers Executive producer


  1. ^ "Gary Lucchesi - Google Search". Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "Officers, Board Members & Staff – Producers Guild of America". Retrieved October 23, 2012.
  3. ^ "Gary Lucchesi Biography". Retrieved September 2, 2010.
  4. ^ "Lucchesi Goal: More Film in the Pipeline : Movies: The former agent and current Paramount producer is on his third Hollywood career". Los Angeles Times. January 6, 1993. Retrieved February 25, 2020.
  5. ^ University of California (1868-1952). Southern Branch; University of California (1868-1952). Southern Branch. Associated Students; Associated Students of UCLA (1920). Southern campus. University of California Libraries. [Los Angeles] : University of California, Southern Branch.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)

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