Max Handelman

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Max Handelman
Born (1973-05-03) May 3, 1973 (age 49)
EducationCatlin Gabel School
Alma materUniversity of Pennsylvania
University of California, Los Angeles
OccupationProducer, sportswriter, blogger
Years active2006–present
Spouse
(m. 2003)
Children2

Max Handelman (born May 3, 1973) is an American sportswriter, producer, and blogger. He co-wrote the book Why Fantasy Football Matters: (And Our Lives Do Not) with Erik Barmack.[1] Handelman is married to actress Elizabeth Banks. Handelman co-founded the production company Brownstone Productions, whose first film, Surrogates, was released in 2009.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Handelman was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, in a Jewish family.[4] Handelman attended Catlin Gabel School, graduating in 1991. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995, where he was a member of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, and received an MBA degree from UCLA in 2003.[5]

Career and works[edit]

Handelman co-founded the production company Brownstone Productions alongside wife Elizabeth Banks. Their first film, Surrogates, was released in 2009.[2][3] The company is best known for the Pitch Perfect films.

Handelman is a fan of fantasy football. He wrote Why Fantasy Football Matters: (And Our Lives Do Not), with his friend Erik Barmack. They also collaborated on a weblog covering the Portland Trail Blazers entitled Beyond Bowie.

Personal life[edit]

Handelman is married to actress Elizabeth Banks, his college girlfriend, whom he wed in 2003.[6] The couple live in Los Angeles.[3] He and his wife had their first child, a boy named Felix, via surrogacy in March 2011.[7] On November 14, 2012, they had a second boy, Magnus Mitchell Handelman, again via gestational surrogacy.[8] He is a fan of the Portland Trail Blazers.[9]

Filmography[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Max Handelman and Erik Barmack (August 1, 2006). Why Fantasy Football Matters: (And Our Lives Do Not). Simon and Schuster. ISBN 1-4169-0996-6.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b Mostow, Jonathon (November 18, 2007). "Bruce Willis to star in 'Surrogates'". Variety. Retrieved April 22, 2009.
  3. ^ a b c "About". Beyond Bowie. Archived from the original on April 24, 2009. Retrieved April 22, 2009.
  4. ^ Dostis, Melanie (November 9, 2015). "Zooey Deschanel joins these other stars who changed their religion for love". New York Daily News. Retrieved November 30, 2022.
  5. ^ "Max Handelman's 03 FootbalFantasy". University of California Los Angeles. Retrieved April 22, 2009.
  6. ^ "She's game". USAWeekend.com. USA Today. 2006-08-20.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ Sarah Michaud. "Elizabeth Banks Welcomes 'Miracle' Baby via Surrogate". people.com. Retrieved March 30, 2011.
  8. ^ Hazlett, Courtney. "Elizabeth Banks welcomes another baby to the family - TODAY Entertainment". Todayentertainment.today.com. Retrieved November 15, 2012.
  9. ^ Beck, Byron (December 1, 2014). "Spotted in Portland: Elizabeth Banks". GoLocalPDX. Retrieved October 3, 2017.

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