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Biography #2Robert Shaye, often referred to as 'Bob', is an American businessman, film producer and actor. Most notably, he is the Co-founder of the film production and distribution company New Line Cinema with Michael Lynne, where he currently holds the position of Co-chairman and Co-CEO. He is also the brother of actress Lin Shaye.
After achieving initial success with the release of the hugely successful horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street, Shaye's New Line Cinema has been responsible for numerous mega-franchises such as The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, The Austin Powers series, The Nightmare on Elm Street series, the Rush Hour series and The Final Destination series, as well as successful individual releases such as American History X, Jim Carrey's The Mask, Se7en, and more recently, Snakes on a Plane.
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