John JB Wilson

#122985
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
24, 1954
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

American publicist and copywriter. He is best known for establishing the Golden Raspberry Awards ("Razzies"), a ceremony created to celebrate the worst films of the year.

Before Fame

He attended the University of California- Los Angeles' School of Theater, Film, and Television Studies.

Trivia

He worked as a copywriter for the Los Angeles Film Festival and as a publicist for the Academy Awards.

Family Life

He was born in Chicago and raised in the Los Angeles area. His marriage to Barbara Wilson produced one son.

Associated With

Actor Barry Pepper won one of John J.B. Wilson's Razzie awards for his performance in Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000.