Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein, born in 1952, together with his brother Bob founded Miramax Films, which has produced many successful independent films over the years including Pulp Fiction, Clerks. Weinstein won an Oscar for producing Shakespeare in Love and seven Tonys for various plays and musicals, such as Billy Elliot the Musical, The Producers.

President of the Weinstein Company beginning in 2005, he remained in the position until October 6, 2017, when, following numerous harassment allegations, he was fired by his company's board of directors and expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

On March 11, 2020, after a two-and-a-half-year legal battle, the New York State Supreme Court finally sentenced him to 23 years in prison for rape and assault at Rikers Island Correctional Facility. On February 23, 2023, he was sentenced to an additional 16 years in prison after a Los Angeles jury found him guilty of the rape of a Russian actress in 2013.