Monday 23rd October 2017,

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Yahoo: Japanese American Studio Chief Gets Started at Warner Bros Studios

posted by Randall

 

Kevin TsujiharaThe first Asian American head of a major Hollywood studio takes the helm today at Warner Bros.

Kevin Tsujihara is a Hollywood story. The third generation Japanese American used to make deliveries for his parents egg distribution business in Petaluma, CA.

“The one thing I kind of regret and am sad about is that I couldn’t share this with my dad,” Tsujihara said during an emotional moment in his office on the studio lot. “He would be shocked. I think my dad would think it’s not even in the realm of possibility. Not because he didn’t think I was great. But I don’t think he thought these opportunities would exist for us.”

You can read more about Tsujihara’s life and how he rose to the top job as CEO at Warner Bros in Yahoo.

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