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Barry Diller

Barry DillerBorn: 2-Feb-1942
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual [1]
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of USA Interactive Corp.

Former head of Paramount and USA Interactive Corp, created the Fox Television Network.


[1] "But it's also true that Diller did not live as a monk before his marriage at the age of 59 -- in fact, while Diller is often referred to as bisexual, he has lived most of his adult life as a more or less openly gay man. He has had both short-term boyfriends and long-term relationships (including one with a former editor-in-chief of The Advocate); he appears frequently at gay parties and gay benefits. His sexual orientation has even been referred to in print with regularity." Maer Roshan, Inside Out, in New York magazine, 26-Feb-2001.

Father: (real estate developer)
Wife:
Diane von Furstenberg (m. 2-Feb-2001)

    High School: Beverly Hills High School, Beverly Hills, CA
    University: University of California at Los Angeles (dropped out 1959)
    Administrator: Trustee, New York University
    Administrator: Executive Board for Medical Sciences, University of California at Los Angeles
    Administrator: Board of Councilors, School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California

    IAC/InterActiveCorp CEO (1995-2010)
    QVC CEO (1992-95)
    Fox, Inc. CEO (1984-92)
    20th Century Fox CEO (1984)
    Paramount Pictures President (1974-84)
    ABC VP Prime-Time Television (1973-74)
    ABC VP Feature Films and Program Development (1969-73)
    ABC (1966-69)
    William Morris Agency
    Member of the Board of 20th Century Fox (as Chairman)
    Member of the Board of Coca Cola (2002-)
    Member of the Board of Educational Broadcasting Corporation
    Member of the Board of Expedia (as Chairman, 2005-)
    Member of the Board of Fox, Inc. (as Chairman, 1984-92)
    Member of the Board of IAC/InterActiveCorp (as Chairman, 1995-)
    Member of the Board of Live Nation (as Chairman, 2008-10)
    Member of the Board of News Corporation (1987-)
    Member of the Board of Paramount Pictures (as Chairman, 1974-84)
    Member of the Board of QVC (as Chairman, 1992-94)
    Member of the Board of Seagram & Sons
    Member of the Board of The Washington Post Co. (2000-)
    Biden for President
    Bill Bradley for President
    Conservation International Board of Directors
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Friends of Hillary
    FWD.us
    Gephardt for President
    Hillary Clinton for President
    John McCain 2008
    Museum of Television and Radio Trustee
    New York Public Library Board Member
    Obama for America
    Obama for Illinois
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Birthday: Elizabeth Taylor (1992)
    Funeral: Katharine Graham (2001)
    Wedding: Rudy Giuliani and Judi Nathan (2003)
    Wedding: Jack Welch and Suzy Wetlaufer (2004)
    Funeral: Nora Ephron (2012)
    Jewish Ancestry

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Sketches of Frank Gehry (10-Sep-2005) · Himself


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