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Richard Sakai Net Worth

Richard Sakai Net Worth is
$5 Million

Richard Sakai Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Richard Sakai (born January 28, 1954) is an American producer best known for partnering with James L. Brooks and for his work on The Simpsons.He began his career as a helper for James L. Brooks in 1977. In 1984, Brooks invited Sakai to become a producer in his new film production company Gracie Films. As a film producer, he has produced many of James L. Brooks' later films, such as Spanglish, As Good as It Gets and Jerry Maguire (for which he received an Academy Award nomination). He also produced Riding in Cars with Boys and Bottle Rocket. He is also a producer for The Simpsons Movie.As a TV producer and director, he has worked on many different shows. He directed episodes of Taxi, Newhart and Who's the Boss? and also produced The Tracey Ullman Show, Taxi, The Critic, Phenom, What About Joan?, and more famously, The Simpsons, for which he has won several Emmy Awards.On The Simpsons, he has been animated several times, most notably, as a karaoke singer in the episode One Fish, Two Fish, Blowfish, Blue Fish (voiced by Dan Castellaneta), as one of the escaping prisoners in the commercial about "revolving door prisons" in Sideshow Bob Roberts, and as a jazz vibraphone player in Jazzy and the Pussycats.Sakai is currently president of Gracie Films.
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Date Of BirthJanuary 28, 1954
Place Of BirthSan Francisco, California, USA
ProfessionProducer, Miscellaneous Crew, Director
NationalityUnited States
Star SignAquarius

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The SimpsonsTV Series producer - 600 episodes, 1989 - 2017 line producer - 2 episodes, 2007
Planet of the Couches2016TV Movie producer
The Edge of Seventeen2016producer - produced by
The Simpsons Take the Bowl2014Video producer
The Longest Daycare2012Short producer
How Do You Know2010executive producer
The Simpsons Movie2007producer
A Terrifying Message from Al Gore2006Video short producer
Spanglish2004producer
Riding in Cars with Boys2001producer
The Critic2000-2001TV Series supervising producer - 10 episodes
What About Joan2000-2001TV Series producer - 21 episodes
As Good as It Gets1997executive producer
Jerry Maguire1996producer
Bottle Rocket1996executive producer
The CriticTV Series executive producer - 15 episodes, 1994 - 1995 producer - 8 episodes, 1994 - 1995
Related by Birth1994TV Short producer
Phenom1993-1994TV Series producer - 22 episodes
Deep Deep Trouble1991TV Movie producer
Do the Bartman1990TV Short producer
The Best of the Tracey Ullman Show1990TV Movie producer
The Tracey Ullman Show1987-1990TV Series producer - 80 episodes
TaxiTV Series associate producer - 44 episodes, 1979 - 1981 producer - 24 episodes, 1982 - 1983 co-producer - 19 episodes, 1981 - 1982

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Broadcast News1987executive: Gracie Films
Best of the West1981TV Series title visualization - 1 episode
Taxi1978-1979TV Series assistant - 21 episodes
Cindy1978TV Movie assistant: Mr. Brooks, Mr. Daniels, Mr. Davis and Mr. Weinberger

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Newhart1985TV Series 1 episode
Who's the Boss?1985TV Series 1 episode
Taxi1982-1983TV Series 4 episodes

Production Manager

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I'll Do Anything1994executive in charge of production
The War of the Roses1989executive in charge of production: Gracie Films
Say Anything...1989executive in charge of production: Gracie Films
Big1988executive in charge of production: Gracie Films

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of Bottle Rocket2008Documentary short special thanks
The Simpsons Game2007Video Game special thanks
Terms of Endearment1983the producers would like to thank: for his contributions to the making of "Terms of Endearment"

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of Bottle Rocket2008Documentary shortHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2001Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)The Simpsons (1989)
2000Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1998Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1997Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1995Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1989Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramThe Tracey Ullman Show (1987)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2008OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Animated PictureThe Simpsons Movie (2007)
2008PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion PicturesThe Simpsons Movie (2007)
2002Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming Less Than One Hour)The Simpsons (1989)
1999Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1997OscarAcademy Awards, USABest PictureJerry Maguire (1996)
1997OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Comedy/Musical PictureJerry Maguire (1996)
1997PGA AwardPGA AwardsOutstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion PicturesJerry Maguire (1996)
1996Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1996ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Motion PictureJerry Maguire (1996)
1992Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or Less)The Simpsons (1989)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy SeriesThe Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
1990Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy SpecialThe Best of the Tracey Ullman Show (1990)
1988Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramThe Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
1987Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Variety, Music or Comedy ProgramThe Tracey Ullman Show (1987)
1983Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesTaxi (1978)
1982Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Comedy SeriesTaxi (1978)

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