Carolyn Strauss
Strauss in 2015
Born (1963-07-13) July 13, 1963 (age 58)
Scarsdale, New York
Alma materHarvard (Massachusetts)[1]
OccupationTelevision executive and producer

Carolyn Strauss (born July 13, 1963) is an American television executive and producer. She was the president of the Home Box Office network's entertainment division until 2008 and was responsible for commissioning series like The Sopranos, The Wire, Six Feet Under, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Sex and the City. Upon leaving the position she became a television developer and producer and was given a production deal with HBO. She has collaborated with the network on the series Treme, Game of Thrones and Luck.[2][3][4][5][6] Being of Jewish descent, in August 2015 she signed - as one of 98 members of the Los Angeles' Jewish community - an open letter supporting the proposed nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers led by the United States "as being in the best interest of the United States and Israel."[7]



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  7. ^ Abramovitch, Seth (August 12, 2015). "98 Prominent Hollywood Jews Back Iran Nuclear Deal in Open Letter (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.
  8. ^ Ariana Bacle (2014-09-05). "Oprah-approved 'Specials' stars intellectually disabled 20-somethings". Retrieved 2014-09-09.
  9. ^ Hibberd, James (2021-07-22). "HBO's 'The Last of Us' Casts Anna Torv in Key Role". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2021-07-22.