Graham King

Graham King is an English film producer. He has been nominated four times for the Academy Award for Best Picture, for producing the films; The Aviator (2004), Hugo (2011), Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), and winning for The Departed (2006).

King is president and CEO of production company GK Films. He is best known for his 2006 crime thriller film The Departed, which was awarded the Best Picture Oscar at the 79th Academy Awards, and Bohemian Rhapsody which was nominated for five awards including Best Picture, at the 91st Academy Awards. He has had several major commercial successes as a producer, including The Departed (which grossed $289.8 million worldwide),[1] The Tourist ($278.3 million),[2] and Bohemian Rhapsody which grossed over $903.7 million worldwide on a production budget of about $50 million; it became the sixth-highest-grossing film of 2018 worldwide and the highest-grossing musical biographical film of all time,[3] as well as one of 20th Century Fox's top ten highest-grossing films.[4]

King was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 New Year Honours.[5]