Dan Halsted

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Dan Halsted is an American film producer, and manager. He was born in New York on July 12, 1962, and moved to Beverly Hills, California in 1966. He graduated from the UCLA with a B.A. in Political Science. His Hollywood career started in 1984 as an assistant to Scott Rudin at 20th Century Fox before later becoming an agent at United Talent Agency (formerly Bauer Benedek Agency). While at 20th Century Fox and UTA, Halsted packaged and sold films such as There's Something About Mary, New Jack City, The Fabulous Baker Boys, K-9, RoboCop, Casualties of War, Jumpin' Jack Flash, Predator and The Untouchables. Halsted left the representation business in 1990 to work at Hollywood Pictures, a division of The Walt Disney Company. While there, he oversaw projects such as The Hand That Rocks the Cradle,Tombstone, Evita, Mr. Holland's Opus, Encino Man, Son in Law, The Joy Luck Club And While You Were Sleeping. Halsted partnered with filmmaker Oliver Stone in 1995 to create Illusion Entertainment, a joint production company.
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