Longtime collaborator of writer/director Nancy Meyers, Suzanne Farwell has been a producer on some of the most commercially successful comedies in recent history and worked with many of the industry’s most recognized and sought-after talent.
With early training at The William Morris Agency, Farwell began her production career on the set of Walt Disney Pictures’ remake of The Parent Trap. As President of Waverly Films at Sony Pictures Entertainment, Farwell co-produced the critically-acclaimed box office success Something’s Gotta Give (starring Academy Award winners Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton) and was Executive Producer on the worldwide box-office hit The Holiday (starring Academy Award nominee Jude Law, Academy Award winner Kate Winslet and Golden Globe nominees Cameron Diaz and Jack Black) for the studio. Farwell went on to executive produce It’s Complicated (starring Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, Emmy Award winner Alec Baldwin and Academy Award winner Steve Martin) for Universal Pictures and produced The Intern (starring Academy Award winners Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway) for Warner Bros. Pictures. Fox TV named The Intern “the best comedy of the year,” and Deadline Hollywood called it “Funny, sophisticated, warm, wise and completely winning.
Farwell recently completed the independent feature film Carrie Pilby, starring Bel Powley, Gotham Independent Best Actress Award winner for her breakout performance in Diary of a Teenage Girl, along with Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Nathan Lane, Golden Globe winner Gabriel Byrne, Vanessa Bayer and Jason Ritter. Carrie Pilby premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival and was released theatrically in March 2017.
Farwell has a B.A. from Florida State University and an M.A. from Pepperdine University.