Leslie Greif is an Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated producer, creator, writer and director and is one of the most prolific figures in the entertainment industry. He has a tremendous amount of versatility and production experience, and is a top creator of high-quality entertainment content across a diverse range of both scripted and unscripted productions.
Greif has hit various milestones over his career and produced various worldwide super-hits including eight seasons of the classic crime drama Walker, Texas Ranger starring Chuck Norris. Greif produced and directed the highly acclaimed documentary Brando, starring Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Martin Scorsese, Sean Penn and Robert Duvall, which garnered him an Emmy® nomination for his work.
In addition, he executive produced seven seasons of the celebrity docu-series, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, as well as the preeminent mini-series Hatfields & McCoys, which received 16 Emmy® nominations, garnering five wins and two Golden Globe® nods, with Kevin Costner taking home the award for Best Actor in a Mini-Series. The mini-series was also awarded a WGA Award in the Long Form Original category. He was recently also the driving force behind the highly-anticipated ten-hour television event, Texas Rising (History). Over the past 30 years Leslie has been at the forefront of the television industry, having produced TV movies, scripted and unscripted series, mini-series and documentary specials for all major networks. In addition to his television work, he has produced and directed a number of feature film projects including Keys to Tulsa starring Eric Stolz and Cameron Diaz, Funny Money starring Chevy Chase, Meet Wally Sparks starring Rodney Dangerfield, and Heaven’s Prisoners starring Alec Baldwin.