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Jeffrey Katzenberg Recalls How His Father’s Generosity in Gifting $100 to Strangers Inspired Lifetime of Philanthropy

When Jeffrey Katzenberg was a kid growing up in New York, his father Walter, “a very successful, man-about-town stockbroker,” always carried a wad of discreetly folded $100 bills. As he moved through the day, Walter would “quietly and stealthily” slip one to people in his orbit, whether it be “a doorman, a waiter, a valet, […]

Universal Music Group Nominates Nicole Avant, Sherry Lansing as New Board Members

Universal Music Group has nominated Nicole Avant, Sherry Lansing, William Ackman and Cyrille Bollore to join its board of directors. The music giant, eyeing new strategic advice from the streaming arena, put forward its names ahead of an annual shareholders meeting in Amsterdam on May 12. As the largest music publisher, UMG derives significant cash […]

Jennifer Aniston Embraces “Late Bloomer” Label While Accepting Sherry Lansing Award at THR’s Women in Entertainment Event

Jennifer Aniston took the stage at The Hollywood Reporter‘s Women in Entertainment event, presented by Lifetime, on Wednesday to accept the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, which she called an “honor of the highest magnitude.” “If I went back in time to my 19-year-old self, waitressing tables in New York and auditioning for every off, off, […]

Jennifer Aniston to Receive Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Gala

Jennifer Aniston will receive the prestigious Sherry Lansing Leadership Award at The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment breakfast gala, which will take place Dec. 8 in Los Angeles. Steve Carell, Aniston’s co-star on The Morning Show, will present her with the award, which recognizes trailblazers and philanthropists in entertainment and media. Previous recipients have […]

Joe Biden Relying on “Big Hollywood Bundlers” as Pandemic Upends Campaign

As the Coronavirus outbreak stalls in-person fundraisers, Joe Biden's campaign has consolidated support in the industry but will need to find creative ways to reap cash.

Joe Biden Talks Trump, Super Tuesday Victories in Front of Leonardo DiCaprio at Sherry Lansing-Hosted Fundraiser

The presidential hopeful addresses a capacity crowd at the home of the philanthropist and former Paramount Pictures chief, touching on his agenda and his wife Jill's tussle with an animal rights activist.

Reese Witherspoon Calls on Women to “Embrace Your Inner Shrew and Do Something”

At The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment event on Wednesday, Reese Witherspoon received the Sherry Lansing Leadership Award, presented by Kerry Washington.

Hollywood Reporter’s Women in Entertainment Mentor Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Emotional Reunion

Sherry Lansing, Anne Sweeney, Dana Walden, Lori Greiner and Jennifer Salke celebrated 10 Years of the Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program presented by Lifetime.

Sherry Lansing Remembers Frank Biondi: “Ultimate Example of a Good Guy Who Finished First”

Sherry Lansing remembers her Paramount boss Frank Biondi, who "never raised his voice" and battled cancer with "strength and no self-pity," following his Nov. 25 death at age 74.

Patrick Dempsey Honored by American Cancer Society

Sherry Lansing, Patrick Dempsey, Phil Rosenthal and Harry Lennix were joined by hundreds of guests on the Sony backlot for the American Cancer Society’s 34th Annual California Spirit Benefit on Sunday evening.

Stand Up to Cancer Unveils $50M Endowment Fund Goal

The endowment will be used to support SU2C's annual operating activities and fund its life-saving cancer research.

Viola Davis Proclaims “I Cannot Lead With Bull—” at Hollywood Reporter Women in Entertainment Event

Viola Davis is speaking her truth, and speaking out about being a black woman in Hollywood.