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|Behind the scenes|
Chad Oman is the president of production for Jerry Bruckheimer Films, for which he oversaw all aspects of film development and production. Oman produced, along with Bruckheimer, Remember the Titans for Walt Disney Pictures, starring Denzel Washington, and Coyote Ugly for Touchstone Pictures, starring Piper Perabo and John Goodman. Chad Oman served as one of the executive producers of the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.
Early life and career
Chad Oman was born and raised in Wichita Falls, Texas. He graduated from Southern Methodist University with a degree in finance. Oman also attended the University of California at Los Angeles, where he studied screenwriting, and New York University, where he participated in the undergraduate filmproduction program.
Prior to joining Simpson/Bruckheimer in the spring of 1995, Oman was a founding employee of the Motion Picture Corporation of America. After six years, he left the independent production company as senior vice president of production.
Oman served as an associate producer on Dumb and Dumber, starring Jim Carrey, executive-produced Touchstone Pictures' The War at Home, starring Emilio Estevez, Kathy Bates and Martin Sheen, and co-produced The Desperate Trail, with Sam Elliott, and The Sketch Artist, starring Drew Barrymore and Sean Young. Oman produced Hands That See, with Courteney Cox, and Love, Cheat and Steal, with John Lithgow and Eric Roberts.
Jerry Bruckheimer Films
His executive-producer credits for Jerry Bruckheimer Films include G-Force, Confessions of a Shopaholic and National Treasure. He also executive-produced the critically acclaimed Veronica Guerin, starring Cate Blanchett, as well as the blockbuster hits Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Johnny Depp; Bad Boys II, starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence; Black Hawk Down, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Josh Hartnett; Pearl Harbor, starring Ben Affleck, Kate Beckinsale and Josh Hartnett; Gone in 60 Seconds, starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie and Robert Duvall; Enemy of the State, starring Will Smith and Gene Hackman; Armageddon, starring Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck; Con Air, starring Nicolas Cage and John Malkovich; Glory Road; Déjà Vu, starring Denzel Washington; and National Treasure: Book of Secrets, again starring Nicolas Cage; and both Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End, again starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley.
In addition to his work on JBF's many motion-picture projects, Oman also supervised production on several television projects, including ABC's drama Dangerous Minds, starring Annie Potts, and the ABC drama Swing Vote, written by Ron Bass and starring Andy Garcia.
- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl - Executive Producer
- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - Executive Producer
- Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End - Executive Producer
- Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - Executive Producer