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screenwriter , film producer

Toby Emmerich is an American producer, film executive, and screenwriter.

Background

He was born in New York City, the son of Constance (née Marantz), a concert pianist, and André Emmerich (1924–2007), a Frankfurt-born gallery owner and art dealer.

Education

Bachelor, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1985.

Career

He has been producer or executive producer of over 50 films, and he also wrote the screenplays to the films Frequency and The Last Mimzy, among other screenplays. After serving as president of production at New Line Cinema, Emmerich became president and chief operating officer of New Line on March 18, 2008. He was also the executive music producer of the films Menace II Society and Above The Rim.

Emmerich is a graduate of Wesleyan University. He is also the brother of actor Noah Emmerich and Adam Emmerich, a leading mergers & acquisitions lawyer at the firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. He attended The Calhoun School in New York City prior to college.

Emmerich is given thanks in the credits of Wayne Kramer's 2006 crime/action thriller film Running Scared.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer, writer: (films) Frequency, 2000. Executive producer: Rush Hour 2, 2001, All About the Benjamins, 2002, Blade II, 2002, Austin Powers in Goldmember, 2002, Friday After Next, 2002, Highwaymen, 2003, Final Destination 2, 2003, Willard, 2003, Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, 2003, How to Deal, 2003, Secondhand Lions, 2003, Elf, 2003, The Butterfly Effect, 2004, Laws of Attraction, 2004, The Notebook, 2004, Cellular, 2004, Raise Your Voice, 2004, After the Sunset, 2004. Executive producer: (films) Blade: Trinity, 2004.

      Executive producer: (films) Son of the Mask, 2005, King's Ransom, 2005, Monster-in-Law, 2005, A History of Violence, 2005, Wedding Crashers, 2005, The Man, 2005, Domino, 2005, Just Friends, 2005, The New World, 2005, Final Destination 3, 2006, Snakes on a Plane, 2006, Little Children, 2006, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, 2006. Executive producer: (films) The Number 23, 2007, Fracture, 2007. Writer: (films) The Last Mimzy, 2007.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Julie; 1 child.

father:
Anacé Emmerich

mother:
Constorte (Morombs) Emmerich

spouse:
Julie