Edward Bradley Saxon (born November 17, 1956) is an American film producer.
Edward Bradley Saxon
November 17, 1956
He studied at McGill University from 1976 to 1980. While at McGill, he founded the Tuesday Night Cafe Theatre with Veronica Brady and Peter Grossman, and the company is still running today. Saxon acted in many plays at the Players' Theatre, McGill's famous Red and White Review. He also founded a radio comedy troupe called The Circle Jerks.
He then studied at The Peter Stark Producing Program at the USC School of Cinema-Television.
Saxon is arguably best known for the film The Silence of the Lambs, which is, to date, the third and last film to sweep the five main categories of Academy Award for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director, and Best Picture. (The others are It Happened One Night and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.)
After parting ways with Demme, Saxon produced Charlie Kaufman and Spike Jonze's Adaptation.. He produced Richard Linklater's Fast Food Nation in 2006. More recent projects include Away We Go, directed by Sam Mendes, and Our Family Wedding, starring Forest Whitaker and America Ferrera.
- Enlightened (2011)
- Our Family Wedding (2010)
- Away We Go (2009)
- Fast Food Nation (2006)
- Adaptation. (2002)
- The Truth About Charlie (2002)
- The Opportunists (2000)
- Beloved (1998)
- Storefront Hitchcock (1998)
- SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997 in television) (TV)
- Ulee's Gold (1997)
- Mandela (1996)
- That Thing You Do! (1996)
- Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)
- One Foot on a Banana Peel, the Other Foot in the Grave: Secrets from the Dolly Madison Room (1994)
- Philadelphia (1993)
- Cousin Bobby (1992)
- Women & Men 2: In Love There Are No Rules (1991) (TV)
- The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
- Miami Blues (1990)
- Married to the Mob (1988)
- Haiti Dreams of Democracy (1988) (TV)
- Something Wild (1986)