David Geffen

American businessman

David Lawrence Geffen (born February 21, 1943) is an American business magnate, producer, film studio executive, and philanthropist.


  • Our relationship was based almost always on him calling up and asking, 'Is this a good deal?,' I’m not in his business, and I wasn’t trying to be. I was just a guy who admired him a lot and was flattered he wanted my advice.
    I buy my clothes at J.Crew online, I’m a very casual guy.
    When I go to see Iron Man 3, I’m not as enthralled as I was when I saw The Bridge on the River Kwai
    I don’t agree that the best giving is anonymous. We should be examples to our friends and communities. I should be an example to young, gay kids
    it’s not like people are really anonymous anyway -- you remember that episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm? In the end, everybody knows who 'anonymous' is.
Wikipedia has an article about: