Veteran filmmaker Mark Wolper has been producing for film and television for more than 20 years. As president of the Wolper Organization, he has been involved in many high-profile projects, including the Academy Award-winning crime drama “L.A. Confidential,” starring Russell Crowe, Kevin Spacey and Kim Basinger; the multiple Emmy-nominated miniseries “The Mists of Avalon,” starring Anjelica Huston, Julianna Marguilies and Joan Allen; “The Thornbirds,” starring Richard Chamberlain and the Emmy-nominated and NAACP-winning miniseries “Queen,” starring Halle Berry.
Wolper’s extensive producing credits also include “Helter Skelter,” “Salem’s Lot,” “Murder in Mississippi” and the Emmy nominated series “Penn & Teller: Bullshit!”
He began his career in 1981 as an independent producer, working with such studios as Warner Bros., Showtime, MGM and Disney on projects ranging from short films and documentaries to miniseries and foreign feature films.
In 1987, he joined his father, David Wolper in leading The Wolper Organization. Over the years, the company has been responsible for more than 500 films, which have won more than 150 awards, including two Oscars, 50 Emmys, seven Golden Globes and five Peabody Awards.