Executive Vice President – Production and Business Development
Gray Frederickson is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Academy of Television Art and Sciences, The Directors Guild of America, and the Screen Actors Guild and has the honor of having three of his films listed on The American Film Institute’s top 100 films.
Frederickson began a 20-year association with Francis Ford Coppola as the Associate Producer on the Academy Award-winning The Godfather. He also Produced One From the Heart and The Outsiders while a part of Coppola’s famed Zoetrope Studios. He won an Oscar as Co-Producer ofThe Godfather Part II, received another Academy Award nomination for his work as Co-Producer ofApocalypse Now and won an Emmy for producing “Dream No Little Dream, The Life and Times of Robert S. Kerr”. He was also a Co-Producer on the Academy Award-nominated The Godfather Part III.
Frederickson has been Vice President in Charge of Feature Film Production at Lorimar. He also wrote the original story for the Twentieth Century Fox film Bad Girls, directed by Jonathan Kaplan and starring Andie MacDowell, Drew Barrymore, and Madeline Stowe. Most recently Mr. Frederickson has been active as president of Graymark Productions Inc. Projects produced by Frederickson and Graymark include Cloud 9 starring Burt Reynolds, Surveillance, a thriller starringArmand Assante, and Ivory, a dramaabout life in a music conservatory, starring Martin Landau.