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Barbara Dana Broccoli, Hon. OBE (born June 18, 1960) is an American film producer known for her work on the James Bond
James Bond
film series.

Contents

1 Personal life 2 Career

2.1 James Bond
James Bond
franchise 2.2 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 2.3 Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire
(2012 stage play) 2.4 Other stage play productions

3 Filmography

3.1 Assistant director 3.2 Associate producer 3.3 Producer

4 References 5 External links

Personal life[edit] Broccoli is the daughter of the James Bond
James Bond
producer Albert R. "Cubby" Broccoli and actress Dana Wilson Broccoli (born Dana Natol). In 1995, Cubby Broccoli handed over control of Eon Productions, the production company responsible for the James Bond
James Bond
series of films, to Barbara and her half-brother Michael G. Wilson; they continue to run the company as of 2017.[2] Barbara became President of the National Youth Theatre after the success of their 60th Anniversary Diamond Gala at Shaftesbury Theatre in 2016. Broccoli married and divorced director and producer Frederick M. Zollo.[when?].[3] She was appointed Honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire by the Queen of the United Kingdom in the 2008 New Year Honours. In 2014 she was selected as a member of the jury for the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.[4] Career[edit] James Bond
James Bond
franchise[edit] Broccoli started in the Bond franchise at the age of 17, working in the publicity department of The Spy Who Loved Me. Six years later, she became an assistant director on 1983's Octopussy. Soon after, she progressed to become an associate producer of the film The Living Daylights in 1987.[5] However, her most notable role has been as a producer of the Bond films starring Pierce Brosnan
Pierce Brosnan
and later Daniel Craig.[6] Chitty Chitty Bang Bang[edit] Following her father's death in 1996, Broccoli worked with London theatre producer Michael Rose, to create the stage musical version of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang based on the 1968 musical film starring Dick Van Dyke and Sally Ann Howes. Broccoli rehired the original songwriters from the film to write the new material for the stage version. The Sherman Brothers
Sherman Brothers
wrote five new songs for the show which debuted on April 16, 2002. The show ran at the London Palladium
London Palladium
and was the most financially successful show to have ever played there, breaking numerous other impressive records.[citation needed] Chitty Chitty Bang Bang later transferred to Broadway, but was considered a failure, receiving poor reviews and playing just 319 performances, closing with the loss of a large proportion of the initial $15m investment. The musical has toured extensively in the UK and in Asia, with a revised version of the show touring the United States in 2008.[citation needed] Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire
(2012 stage play)[edit] Broccoli co-produced Chariots of Fire, the stage adaptation of the film of the same title. Broccoli's involvement with Chariots of Fire extends back to 1980, when she introduced her friend Dodi Fayed
Dodi Fayed
to the screenplay. He later co-financed the film and became its executive producer.[7] She co-produced the play along with Hugh Hudson, who directed the 1981 Oscar-winning film.[citation needed] Other stage play productions[edit]

La Cava (2000) A Steady Rain
A Steady Rain
(2007) Catwalk Confidential
Catwalk Confidential
(2009) Once (2011) Strangers on a Train (2013) Love Letters (2014) Othello (2016) The Kid Stays in the Picture (2017) The Country Girls (2017)

Filmography[edit] Assistant director[edit]

Octopussy
Octopussy
(1983) A View to a Kill
A View to a Kill
(1985)

Associate producer[edit]

The Living Daylights
The Living Daylights
(1987) Licence to Kill
Licence to Kill
(1989)

Producer[edit]

GoldenEye
GoldenEye
(1995) Tomorrow Never Dies
Tomorrow Never Dies
(1997) The World Is Not Enough
The World Is Not Enough
(1999) Die Another Day
Die Another Day
(2002) Casino Royale (2006) Quantum of Solace
Quantum of Solace
(2008) Skyfall
Skyfall
(2012) Spectre (2015) Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017) The Rhythm Section (2019)

References[edit]

^ "MI6: The Home of James Bond". MI6-HQ.com. Retrieved November 14, 2015.  ^ Barnes, Brooks (November 6, 2015). "A Family Team Looks for James Bond's Next Assignment". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved November 14, 2015.  ^ Barnes, Brooks (November 6, 2015). "A Family Team Looks for James Bond's Next Assignment". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved November 14, 2015.  ^ "Berlinale 2014: International Jury". Berlinale.de (in German). Retrieved December 31, 2013.  ^ Priggé, Steven (2004). Movie moguls speak: interviews with top film producers. McFarland Publishing. p. 17. ISBN 9780786419296.  ^ Masters, Tim (October 24, 2012). " Skyfall
Skyfall
premiere is biggest and best – Daniel Craig". BBC. Barbara Broccoli, who co-produces the Bond films with Michael G. Wilson, said Skyfall
Skyfall
was 'classic Bond but with a contemporary feel'  ^ Jury, Louise. " Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire
Will Run in West End... to Honour Dodi Fayed". London Evening Standard, April 19, 2012.

External links[edit]

Barbara Broccoli
Barbara Broccoli
on IMDb Barbara Broccoli
Barbara Broccoli
at the Internet Broadway Database
Internet Broadway Database

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 11991756 LCCN: no2003034063 ISNI: 0000 0001 1437 9216 BIB

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