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Jon Klik

As one of NYC's top independent film producers, Jon Kilik has collaborated with a wide range of auteur filmmmakers. He has been a producer on eleven of Spike Lee's films, in a collaboration that dates back to Do the Right Thing, which world- premiered at the 1989 Cannes International Film Festival. Among their subsequent films together have been Mo' Better Blues, Malcolm X, Clockers, He Got Game, and 25th Hour.

Mr. Kilik has produced two films directed by Tim Robbins, the Academy Award-winning Dead Man Walking; and Cradle Will Rock, which world-premiered at the 1999 Cannes International Film Festival and which starred Bill Murray among its ensemble cast. He also produced two films directed by Julian Schnabel, Basquiat (starring Jeffrey Wright as Jean-Michel Basquiat); and Before Night Falls, for which Javier Bardem earned an Academy Award nomination.

Mr. Kilik's other films as producer include Robert De Niro's A Bronx Tale; Gary Ross' award-winning Pleasantville; Ed Harris' Academy Award-winning Pollock; Chris Eyre's Skins; and Oliver Stone's Alexander.

He next begins work on Alejandro González Iñárritu's Babel, written by Guillermo Arriaga and to star Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, and Gael García Bernal.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

Jon Klik Facts

BirthdayDecember 26, 1956 (67)
BirthplaceMillburn, New Jersey, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.