Charles Roven (born August 2, 1949)[1] is an American film producer and the president and co-founder of Atlas Entertainment. He is known for producing the superhero films The Dark Knight Trilogy, Suicide Squad, Man of Steel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and more.[2]

Charles Roven
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Roven in 2010
Born (1949-08-02) August 2, 1949 (age 70)
OccupationFilm producer
Spouse(s)Dawn Steel (1985–97; her death)
Stephanie Haymes

Awards and nominationsEdit

His film American Hustle was nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award in 2014, as well as in 9 other categories.[3][4] In January 2018 Roven received the David O. Selznick Achievement Award for his body of work from the Producers Guild of America.[5]


He was married to producer Dawn Steel from 1985 until her death in 1997.[6] The two have a daughter, Rebecca, born in March 1987.[7] Roven later married resterateur Stephanie Haymes,[8] the daughter of entertainers Dick Haymes and Fran Jeffries.[9]



  1. ^ "Biographical Summaries of Notable People: Charles Roven". Archived from the original on April 28, 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "THR's Producer of the Year: Charles Roven on the Future of DC Films and What Really Happened Between George Clooney and David O. Russell". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "'American Hustle' Oscars: Star-Studded Film Majorly Snubbed". Huffington Post. March 3, 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  4. ^ Piper-Shimizu, Stephane (January 22, 2018). "Charles Roven". Variety. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
  5. ^ Busch, Anita; Busch, Anita (January 21, 2018). "Charles Roven: A Q&A With The PGA's David O. Selznick Honoree Reveals When He Knew He Really Made It In Hollywood". Deadline. Retrieved December 24, 2018.
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  7. ^ Weinraub, Bernard (December 22, 1997). "Dawn Steel, Studio Chief And Producer, Dies at 51". The New York Times. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  8. ^ Finke, Nikki (April 3, 2006). "2nd Update: Film Director Accused of Lying to FBI in Pellicano Scandal". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on October 23, 2016. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  9. ^ Grimes, William (December 20, 2016). "Fran Jeffries, an Actress Who Performed a Sexy Samba in 'The Pink Panther,' Dies at 79". The New York Times. p. A19. Retrieved April 28, 2017. ...she is survived by a daughter, Stephanie Haymes-Roven...
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (December 2, 2014). "'Suicide Squad' Cast Revealed: Jared Leto to Play the Joker, Will Smith is Deadshot". Variety. Archived from the original on February 19, 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  11. ^ Kroll, Justin (November 24, 2014). "Michelle MacLaren Set as Director of 'Wonder Woman'". Variety. Archived from the original on December 19, 2016. Retrieved April 28, 2017.
  12. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (March 19, 2018). "'Triple Frontier' Finally Going: Affleck, Isaac, Pascal, Hunnam, Hedlund, Arjona In JC Chandor's Lineup". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 25, 2018.
  13. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 22, 2018). "'Wonder Woman 1984' Flies To Summer 2020". Deadline. Retrieved October 22, 2018.

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