Gerald W. Abrams

Born 1939

Gerald W. Abrams is an American television producer and the father of J. J. Abrams, best known for the large number of TV movies he has produced since the mid-1970s.

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1967 28 Years Old As a result of mounting debts, he sold secrets to the Soviets in 1967, a practice that he continued thereafter. … Read More


1976 37 Years Old In 1976, Abrams Executive Produced, The Secret Life of John Chapman. … Read More


1979 40 Years Old Flesh & Blood was Executive Produced by Abrams in 1979, starring Tom Berenger, Denzel Washington, and John Cassavetes. … Read More


1999 60 Years Old Based on the Best Selling Novel by Pulitzer Prize-Winner Anna Quindlen, Abrams Executive Produced Black and Blue. The film was written and adapted by April Smith, and starred Mary Stuart Masterson and Anthony LaPaglia for CBS and debuted in 1999. … Read More
2004 65 Years Old In March 2004, ABC aired The Mystery of Natalie Wood shot in Sydney, Australia, directed by Peter Bogddanovich, executive produced by Abrams and based on Suzanne Finstad’s biography of Natalie Wood. … Read More
2008 69 Years Old Abrams also executive-produced "Daniel's Daughter" starring Laura Leighton in 2008 and "Fairfield Road" starring Jesse Metcalfe in 2010 for the Hallmark Channel, both were written by his daughter, Tracy Rosen.
2011 72 Years Old In 2011 he executive-produced "The Pastor's Wife" starring Rose McGowan for Lifetime Television and "The National Tree" starring Andrew McCarthy and "Duke" starring Steven Weber for the Hallmark Channel in 2009 and 2012 respectively. … Read More
2014 75 Years Old Gerald W. Abrams has executive produced over 70 films, most recently "Love, Again", "Christmas Shepherd", and "Houdini", cable television’s top rated miniseries of 2014.. … Read More
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