Gianopulos took over the Paramount Pictures in 2017 after a long stint at 20th Century Fox. He was succeeded at Paramount by Nickelodeon head Brian Robbins in 2021. Served as Chief Executive Officer of Fox Filmed Entertainment Inc. Mr. Gianopulos served as the President of Twentieth Century Fox International from 1994 to July 2000 overseeing both the theatrical and the home entertainment units. Mr. Gianopulos served as the President of International and Pay Television for Twentieth Century Fox from 1992 to 1994. Mr. Gianopulos has been Chairman of Fox Filmed Entertainment, Inc. of Fox Entertainment Group Inc., since July 2000. Mr. Gianopulos served as Co-Chairman of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Mr. Gianopulos serves as Director of Fox Filmed Entertainment of Fox Entertainment Group Inc. He serves as a Director of The Motion Picture and Television Fund. Mr. Gianopulos serves on the Boards of the USC Entertainment Technology Committee and KCRW for National Public Radio. Mr. Gianopulos serves on the boards of the Motion Picture and Television Fund Foundation and various charitable organizations. Mr. Gianopulos serves as Director of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. He served as Member of the Executive Management Committee of News Corporation Ltd. His father arrived in America in the 1950’s and ran a marine and industrial equipment manufacturing business. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Gianopoulos went on to study at Boston University, New York’s Fordham Law School, and New York University School of Law. Before specializing in entertainment law, however, he spent a summer working on a tanker and traveling the world. He is a Governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, a member of the Board of the Motion Picture & Television Fund, and a trustee of the American Film Institute. Gianopoulos also serves on the National Entertainment Advisory Council for the Anti-Defamation League and The Brady Center. He is on the X-Foundation Board of Trustees. He also has served on Honorary Committees for The Fulfillment Fund, The City of Hope and the Multiple Sclerosis Society for which he was the 2001 honoree, The Help Group, which honored him with its Humanitarian Award in 2005, the Alliance for Lupus Research and others. He has been a member and supporter of the Army Archerd Fund’s Board and on the Advisory Council of the Rett Syndrome Research Trust. He received a Gabby Award in 2011. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Ann, and their three daughters: Mimi, an up-and-coming actress, Alexa, and Niki.