Thomas Rothman
Thomas "Tom" Edgar Rothman (born 21 November 1954) is an American film executive. He is co-chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fox Filmed Entertainment with Jim Gianopulos
Jim Gianopulos
James N. Gianopulos, aka Jim Gianopulos, is a co-chairman-CEO of Fox Filmed Entertainment with Tom Rothman. They were selected in 2007 by Premiere as the two most powerful people in Hollywood.- Early years :...

. Rothman is also known as the host of the Fox Legacy television series airing on the Fox Movie Channel
Fox Movie Channel
The Fox Movie Channel is a channel which shows movies uncut and commercial-free.-Overview:Movie content consists mainly of selections from 20th Century Fox's library of releases through the 1990s and movies produced exclusively for television. Widescreen versions are shown whenever available....

, in which he provides background and behind-the-scenes information regarding the making of films broadcast on that channel.

Personal life

Rothman was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a graduate of Brown University
Brown University
Brown University is a private, Ivy League university located in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Founded in 1764 prior to American independence from the British Empire as the College in the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations early in the reign of King George III ,...

 and Columbia Law School
Columbia Law School
Columbia Law School, founded in 1858, is one of the oldest and most prestigious law schools in the United States. A member of the Ivy League, Columbia Law School is one of the professional graduate schools of Columbia University in New York City. It offers the J.D., LL.M., and J.S.D. degrees in...

, and is married to former actress Jessica Harper
Jessica Harper
Jessica Harper is an American actress and producer, as well as a singer and author of children's music and books.-Early life:...

, with whom he has two daughters. Rothman is the brother of actor John Rothman
John Rothman
John Mahr Rothman is an American film, television, and stage actor.Rothman was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Elizabeth D. and Donald N. Rothman, a lawyer. He is the brother of film executive Tom Rothman. Rothman is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the Yale School of Drama...


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