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Jonathan L. Dolgen

Jonathan L. Dolgen, American former motion picture company executive, investor. Named Pioneer of Year, Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation, 2002.

Background

  • Dolgen, Jonathan L. was born on April 27, 1945 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Cornell University, 1966. Juris Doctor, New York University Law School, 1969.

    Career

    • Lawyer Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, New York City, 1969-1976. Assistant general counsel, deputy general counsel Columbia Pictures Industries, 1976-1985, senior vice president Worldwide Business Affairs, 1979, executive vice president, 1980, president Pay Cable & Home Entertainment Group, 1983—1985. Senior executive vice president Fox Inc., 1985—1988, president Beverly Hills, 1988—1990, chairman Twentieth Century television, 1988—1990.

      President Columbia Pictures, 1990-1994. President motion picture group Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1991—1994. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Viacom Entertainment Group, New York City, 1994—2004.

      Principal Wood River Ventures, LLC, since 2004. Senior advisory Viacom, Inc., since 2004. Director Expedia, Inc., Bellevue, Washington, 2005.

      Senior consultant ArtistsDirect, Inc., since 2006. Board fellows Claremont University Center and Graduate School. Founder Friends of the Cornell University Theater Arts Center.

      Member Alumni Council New York University Law School. Founding member Education First. Advisory California State Summer School for the Arts.

      Board directors Sony Pictures, Charter Communications.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Dolgen. Children: Tamar, Lauren.
    • spouse: Susan Dolgen
    • children: Tamar Dolgen
    • Lauren Dolgen
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    Born April 27, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Cornell University
    • 1969
      New York University Law School
    • 1969 - 1976
      Lawyer Fried
      Frank, Volgograd, Russian Federation
    • 1990 - 1994
      president, Columbia Pictures
    • 1991 - 1994
      president, motion picture group Sony Pictures Entertainment
    • 1994 - 2004
      chairman, Viacom Entertainment Group
    • 1994 - 2004
      Chief Executive Officer, Viacom Entertainment Group
    • 2004
      principal Wood River Ventures
    • 2004
      senior, advisory Viacom
    • 2005
      director, Expedia
      Bellevue, Washington, United States
    • 2006
      senior, consultant ArtistsDirect
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