Harvey Weinstein CBE (born March 19, 1952) is an American former film producer. He and his brother Bob Weinstein co-founded the entertainment company Miramax, which produced several successful independent films, including Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), The Crying Game (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Heavenly Creatures (1994), Flirting with Disaster (1996), and Shakespeare in Love (1998).
Weinstein won an Academy Award for producing Shakespeare in Love, and garnered seven Tony Awards for a variety of plays and musicals, including The Producers, Billy Elliot the Musical, and August: Osage County. After leaving Miramax, Weinstein and his brother Bob founded The Weinstein Company, a mini-major film studio. He was co-chairman, alongside Bob, from 2005 to 2017.
Salma Hayek has questioned why she 'didn't have the courage' to speak out against Harvey Weinstein at the height of his power in the early 2000s.The actress, 54, worked with the disgraced producer on her film Frida in 2002 and now wonders how things would be 'different' if she went public with her experience being harassed and retaliated against by Weinstein nearly 20 years ago.Thinking about the harsh reality of Weistein's abuse, she told InStyle:'Some people got raped.''It makes you wonder if.Read more on dailymail.co.uk