Harvey Weinstein, CBE (born 19 March 1952) is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax Films. He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of The Weinstein Company, their film production company, from 2005 to 2017. On 8th of October 2017, the company's board fired Weinstein following numerous allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault and expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. On May 25, 2018, Weinstein was charged by New York Police Dept. with "rape, criminal sex act, sex abuse and sexual misconduct for incidents involving two separate women" following a month long investigation.
He served as executive producer of Inglourious Basterds.