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Date of Birth:
March 11, 1950
James Iovine, is Chairman of Interscope Geffen A&M Records, whose artists include U2, Dr. Dre, Sheryl Crow, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Gwen Stefani and The Black Eyed Peas. He is also a record producer who has worked with bands including U2, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Three Dog Night, Stevie Nicks, Dire Straits and Patti Smith. He is also credited with having discovered Eminem. After watching the young rapper place 2nd in the Rap Olympics, he asked for a demo tape, which he then presented to Dr. Dre. In 2002, Iovine co-produced the hit Eminem movie, "8 Mile" and in 2004, he and Paul Rosenberg signed a first-look feature deal with Paramount Pictures and MTV Films for their Interscope/Shady/Aftermath banner.