Karen Kehela - Details


KAREN KEHELA currently serves as co-chairman of Imagine Films, a position to which she was appointed in 1997. In this post, she works closely with partners Brian Grazer and Ron Howard in the development and production of the company's feature film slate.

Most recently, Kehela was executive producer on Bowfinger and the Eddie Murphy-Martin Lawrence movie Life. She is currently working on Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas, directed by Ron Howard and the upcoming A Beautiful Mind.

Prior to this she served as executive producer on Inventing the Abbotts, starring Liv Tyler and Joaquin Phoenix, as well as the smash hit The Nutty Professor, starring Murphy. She also contributed to the Jim Carrey box-office hit Liar Liar.

Directly after graduating from UCLA, Kehela joined Imagine Entertainment as Brian Grazer's assistant. Following a two-year period running the New York office, she returned to the company's headquarters in Los Angeles and was appointed president of production at the age of 29.