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Obama's Hollywood fundraiser: Who was on the guest list?

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Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was a busy man Tuesday night, courting Hollywood power players in two soirees that earned a single-night fundraising record of $11 million. Clearly, the closeness of this race is bringing out the entertainment industry’s most generous donors. The biggest haul of the evening came from a $28,500-per-plate dinner held at the Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. About 300 guests were in attendance, and lucky EW.com readers, we’ve got the guest list.

A-listers such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Jodie Foster, Tobey Maguire, Will Ferrell, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, and Renee Zellweger all made the list. Directors supporting their preferred candidate included Steven Spielberg (assigned to a table with his wife, Kate Capshaw, and uber-agent Ari Emanuel), Peter Berg, Christopher Guest (with his wife, Jamie Lee Curtis), James Mangold, Garry Marshall, Adam Shankman, and Robert Zemeckis. Making the invite list from the TV world: Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Larry David, Office showrunner Greg Daniels, 24 star Dennis Haysbert, Sex and the City director Michael Patrick King, Heroes creator Tim Kring, Aaron Sorkin, Randy Jackson, Darren Star, and Joss Whedon. Music royalty on call included Quincy Jones, Berry Gordy, Hans Zimmer, and Herb Alpert. Of course, many of Hollywood’s top executives also scored seats: the DreamWorks cabal of David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Stacey Snider; Fox’s Tom Rothman and Jim Giannopoulos, and their boss Peter Chernin; Warner Bros.’ Barry Meyer; Sony’s Michael Lynton; and Universal’s Ron Meyer. So while you may not be able to fork over $28K-plus for steak and potatoes with the possible future leader of the free world, now you can at least envision the crowd that handed over those hefty checks.

Who else made the list? The rundown is after the jump.

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Table No. 1


Christopher Boicelli,

David Hoberman,

Tia Hoberman,

Eddie Murphy,

Suzanne Saperstein,

Eric Schmidt,

Wendy Schmidt, Elizabeth Wiatt,

Jim Wiatt,

Christina Zilber

Table No. 2
Ina Coleman,

John Emerson,

Kimberly Emerson,

Leslie Gilbert-Lurie,

Brindell Gottlieb,

Bruce Karsh,

Martha Karsh,

John Lovelace,

Lillian Lovelace,

Austin Wilson

Table No. 3
Herb Alpert,

Lani Alpert,

Ernie Banks,

Liz Banks,

Bradley Bell,

Colleen Bell,

Jennifer Hecht,

Sean Hecht,

Burton Sperber,

Charlene Sperber

Table No. 4
Antonio Banderas,

Roger Birnbaum,

Eva Chow,

Michael Chow,

Kai Cole,

Tom Freston,

Melanie Griffith,

Irene Roth,

Joe Roth,

Joss Whedon

Table No. 5
Dan Abrams,

Fernando Aguerre,

Chris Albrecht,

Terry Bean,

Bruce Cohen,

Festus Dada,

Tom McGrath,

Sandy Medallis,

Eric Paquette,

Jessica Pastino

Table No. 6
Phil Angelides,

Jolene Blalock,

Dana Kiesel,

Robert Margolis,

Vance Owen,

Kathleen Poncher,

Mitchell Quaranta,

Nina Quaranta,

Michael Rapino,

Barbara Wiser

Table No. 7
Barry Meyer,

Monica Rosenthal,

Phil Rosenthal,

Ben Silverman,

Aaron Sorkin,

Darren Star,

Beth Swofford,

Gary Tobey,

Suzanne Tobey,

Paula Weinstein

Table No. 8
Austin Beutner,

Virginia Beutner,

Jim Brooks,

Ellis Jones,

Lisa Jones,

Barry Lang,

Jane Lang,

Jamie Lynton,

Michael Lynton,

Barbara Mandel

Table No. 9
Clarence Avant,

Ron Gillyard,

Lisa Hansen,

Quincy Jones,

James Lassiter,

David Pressler,

Brenda Richie,

Mia Sara,

Chris Silbermann

Table No. 10
Skip Brittenham,

Gary Goldberg,

Laurie MacDonald,

Diana Meehan,

Walter Parkes,

Eleanor Rothman,

Tom Rothman,

Heather Thomas,

John Wells,

Marilyn Wells

Table No. 11

Christine Forester,

David Geffen,

Stanley Grinstein,

Jeffrey Katzenberg,

Marilyn Katzenberg,

Jeremy Lingvall,

Charlie Rivkin

Table No. 12
Christie Burton,

Bob Daly,

Carole Daly,

Berry Gordy,

Susan Harris,

Mo Ostin,

Paul Junger Witt,

Robert Zemeckis,

Leslie Zemeckis

Table No. 13
Kristin Dornig,

LouAnne Kellman,

Brian Khoury,

Judith Krantz,

Steve Krantz,

Tony Krantz,

Tim Ludwig,

Virginia Mussio,

Kim Parker

Table No. 14
Gerry Breslauer,

Bruce Corwin,

Anne Globe,

Brad Globe,

Joyce Klein,

Barbara Marshall,

Garry Marshall,

Guy Oseary,

Billy Ray,

Peg Yorkin

Table No. 15
Jodie Foster,

Janusz Kaminski,

Kathleen Kennedy,

Frank Marshall,

Audra Nathanson,

Jeff Nathanson,

Rebecca Rankin,

Stacey Snider,

Hans Zimmer,

Suzanne Zimmer

Table No. 16
Leonardo DiCaprio,

Brian Grazer,

Nicky Hilton,

Cheryl Howard,

Paige Howard,

David Katzenberg,

Karey Kirkpatrick,

Chris Rock,

Andrew Sassoon,

Chosan Nguyen,

Chris Columbus

Table No. 17
Samuel Amagen,

Nicolas Berggruen,

Charles Berney,

John Langley,

Renee Moore,

Dolores Robinson,

Jeff Skoll,

Bruce Smith,

David Rubin

Table No. 18
Jane Bovingdon Semel,

Polly Draper,

Ken Grouf,

Jim Kelly,

Bettina Kurowski,

Richard Roberts,

Adam Shankman,

Edward Tabash,

Christina Yorn,

Mark Kleiman

Table No. 19

Nicole Avant,

Kate Capshaw,

Ari Emanuel,

Sidney Felson,

Kelly Meyer,

Ron Meyer,

Jennifer Perry,

Andy Spahn,

Steven Spielberg,

Joanie Wyel

Table No. 20
Megan Chernin,

Peter Chernin,

Jami Gertz,

Jim Gianopulos,

Tobey Maguire,

Jennifer Meyer,

Barry Porter,

Tony Ressler,

Chris Rock,

Reagan Silber

Table No. 21
Lois Gunther,

Richard Gunther,

Jenna King,

Michael King,

Mattie Lawson,

Michael Lawson,

Lyn Lear,

Irena Medavoy,

Mike Medavoy

Table No. 22
Greg Daniels,

Larry David,

Sarah Emanuel,

Marta Kaufman,

Alexandra Meneses Simpson,

Elon Musk,

Liz Naftali,

Talulah Riley,

John Simpson,

Michael Skloff

Table No. 23
Peter Berg,

Leah Fischer,

Sam Fischer,

Camille Guaty,

David Kelley,

Tim Kring,

Seth MacFarlane,

Cheryl Miller,

Jim Miller,

Rick Rosen

Table No. 24
Will Ferrell,

Andy Gordon,

Tom Hamilton,

Victoria Jackson,

Brittany Lovett,

Richard Lovett,

Viveca Paulin Ferrell,

Arnold Stiefel,

Pauletta Washington,

Renee Zellweger

Table No. 25
Frank Agrama,

Debbie Attanasio,

Mark Attanasio,

Alan Fox,

Daveen Fox,

Carol Hamilton,

David Khon,

James Mangold,

Candace McKeever,

Wendy Wanderman

Table No. 26
Elizabeth Hayward,

Michael Hayward,

Mira Hayward,

David Hines,

Chris Lambert,

Crystal Nix Hines,

Lynda Resnick,

Richard Riordan,

Jan Tuttleman,

Mary Urquhart,

Lisa Wolf

Table No. 27
Jamie Lee Curtis,

Van Fletcher,

Richard Foos,

Shari Foos,

Christopher Guest,

Alan Hergott,

Skip Paul,

Curt Shepard,

Barbara Sherman,

Richard Sherman

Table No. 28
Elaine Attias,

Jules Daly,

Kevin Eubanks,

Bill Guthy,

Meena Harris,

Dennis Haysbert,

Randy Jackson,

Suzanne Saperstein,

Abby Sher,

Sam Simon,

Jenna Stewart

Table No. 29
Jodie Evans,

Amanda Fairey,

Shepard Fairey,

Ellen Grinstein,

Rami Kolahi,

Ken Luskin,

Jonathan Palevsky,

Max Palevsky,

Sylvie Rabineau,

Frank Smith

Table No. 30
Joe Calabrese,

Margot Calabrese,

Anne Gifford,

Chad Gifford,

Bram Goldsmith,

Elaine Goldsmith,

Russell Goldsmith,

Ed Redlich,

Catharine Soros,

Jeffrey Soros,

Sarah Timberman

(Editor’s note: This is a faithful transcription of the

guest list for the Obama fundraiser. It cannot be assumed that everyone

on this list attended the event or sat at the tables to

which they were assigned, nor does this list necessarily include all

of the people who attended the event. Every attempt has been made to

ensure that names are spelled correctly.)

Table No. 1
Christopher Boicelli,David Hoberman,Tia Hoberman,Eddie Murphy,Suzanne Saperstein,Eric Schmidt,Wendy Schmidt, Elizabeth Wiatt,Jim Wiatt,Christina Zilber

Table No. 2
Ina Coleman,John Emerson,Kimberly Emerson,Leslie Gilbert-Lurie,Brindell Gottlieb,Bruce Karsh,Martha Karsh,John Lovelace,Lillian Lovelace,Austin Wilson

Table No. 3
Herb Alpert,Lani Alpert,Ernie Banks,Liz Banks,Bradley Bell,Colleen Bell,Jennifer Hecht,Sean Hecht,Burton Sperber,Charlene Sperber

Table No. 4
Antonio Banderas,Roger Birnbaum,Eva Chow,Michael Chow,Kai Cole,Tom Freston,Melanie Griffith,Irene Roth,Joe Roth,Joss Whedon

Table No. 5
Dan Abrams,Fernando Aguerre,Chris Albrecht,Terry Bean,Bruce Cohen,Festus Dada,Tom McGrath,Sandy Medallis,Eric Paquette,Jessica Pastino

Table No. 6
Phil Angelides,Jolene Blalock,Dana Kiesel,Robert Margolis,Vance Owen,Kathleen Poncher,Mitchell Quaranta,Nina Quaranta,Michael Rapino,Barbara Wiser

Table No. 7
Barry Meyer,Monica Rosenthal,Phil Rosenthal,Ben Silverman,Aaron Sorkin,Darren Star,Beth Swofford,Gary Tobey,Suzanne Tobey,Paula Weinstein

Table No. 8
Austin Beutner,Virginia Beutner,Jim Brooks,Ellis Jones,Lisa Jones,Barry Lang,Jane Lang,Jamie Lynton,Michael Lynton,Barbara Mandel

Table No. 9
Clarence Avant,Ron Gillyard,Lisa Hansen,Quincy Jones,James Lassiter,David Pressler,Brenda Richie,Mia Sara,Chris Silbermann

Table No. 10
Skip Brittenham,Gary Goldberg,Laurie MacDonald,Diana Meehan,Walter Parkes,Eleanor Rothman,Tom Rothman,Heather Thomas,John Wells,Marilyn Wells

Table No. 11
Christine Forester,David Geffen,Stanley Grinstein,Jeffrey Katzenberg,Marilyn Katzenberg,Jeremy Lingvall,Charlie Rivkin

Table No. 12
Christie Burton,Bob Daly,Carole Daly,Berry Gordy,Susan Harris,Mo Ostin,Paul Junger Witt,Robert Zemeckis,Leslie Zemeckis

Table No. 13
Kristin Dornig,LouAnne Kellman,Brian Khoury,Judith Krantz,Steve Krantz,Tony Krantz,Tim Ludwig,Virginia Mussio,Kim Parker

Table No. 14
Gerry Breslauer,Bruce Corwin,Anne Globe,Brad Globe,Joyce Klein,Barbara Marshall,Garry Marshall,Guy Oseary,Billy Ray,Peg Yorkin

Table No. 15
Jodie Foster,Janusz Kaminski,Kathleen Kennedy,Frank Marshall,Audra Nathanson,Jeff Nathanson,Rebecca Rankin,Stacey Snider,Hans Zimmer,Suzanne Zimmer

Table No. 16
Leonardo DiCaprio,Brian Grazer,Nicky Hilton,Cheryl Howard,Paige Howard,David Katzenberg,Karey Kirkpatrick,Chris Rock,Andrew Sassoon,Chosan Nguyen,Chris Columbus

Table No. 17
Samuel Amagen,Nicolas Berggruen,Charles Berney,John Langley,Renee Moore,Dolores Robinson,Jeff Skoll,Bruce Smith,David Rubin

Table No. 18
Jane Bovingdon Semel,Polly Draper,Ken Grouf,Jim Kelly,Bettina Kurowski,Richard Roberts,Adam Shankman,Edward Tabash,Christina Yorn,Mark Kleiman

Table No. 19
Nicole Avant,Kate Capshaw,Ari Emanuel,Sidney Felson,Kelly Meyer,Ron Meyer,Jennifer Perry,Andy Spahn,Steven Spielberg,Joanie Wyel

Table No. 20
Megan Chernin,Peter Chernin,Jami Gertz,Jim Gianopulos,Tobey Maguire,Jennifer Meyer,Barry Porter,Tony Ressler,Chris Rock,Reagan Silber

Table No. 21
Lois Gunther,Richard Gunther,Jenna King,Michael King,Mattie Lawson,Michael Lawson,Lyn Lear,Irena Medavoy,Mike Medavoy

Table No. 22
Greg Daniels,Larry David,Sarah Emanuel,Marta Kaufman,Alexandra Meneses Simpson,Elon Musk,Liz Naftali,Talulah Riley,John Simpson,Michael Skloff

Table No. 23
Peter Berg,Leah Fischer,Sam Fischer,Camille Guaty,David Kelley,Tim Kring,Seth MacFarlane,Cheryl Miller,Jim Miller,Rick Rosen

Table No. 24
Will Ferrell,Andy Gordon,Tom Hamilton,Victoria Jackson,Brittany Lovett,Richard Lovett,Viveca Paulin Ferrell,Arnold Stiefel,Pauletta Washington,Renee Zellweger

Table No. 25
Frank Agrama,Debbie Attanasio,Mark Attanasio,Alan Fox,Daveen Fox,Carol Hamilton,David Khon,James Mangold,Candace McKeever,Wendy Wanderman

Table No. 26
Elizabeth Hayward,Michael Hayward,Mira Hayward,David Hines,Chris Lambert,Crystal Nix Hines,Lynda Resnick,Richard Riordan,Jan Tuttleman,Mary Urquhart,Lisa Wolf

Table No. 27
Jamie Lee Curtis,Van Fletcher,Richard Foos,Shari Foos,Christopher Guest,Alan Hergott,Skip Paul,Curt Shepard,Barbara Sherman,Richard Sherman

Table No. 28
Elaine Attias,Jules Daly,Kevin Eubanks,Bill Guthy,Meena Harris,Dennis Haysbert,Randy Jackson,Suzanne Saperstein,Abby Sher,Sam Simon,Jenna Stewart

Table No. 29
Jodie Evans,Amanda Fairey,Shepard Fairey,Ellen Grinstein,Rami Kolahi,Ken Luskin,Jonathan Palevsky,Max Palevsky,Sylvie Rabineau,Frank Smith

Table No. 30
Joe Calabrese,Margot Calabrese,Anne Gifford,Chad Gifford,Bram Goldsmith,Elaine Goldsmith,Russell Goldsmith,Ed Redlich,Catharine Soros,Jeffrey Soros,Sarah Timberman

(Editor’s note: This is a faithful transcription of theguest list for the Obama fundraiser. It cannot be assumed that everyoneon this list attended the event or sat at the tables towhich they were assigned, nor does this list necessarily include allof the people who attended the event. Every attempt has been made toensure that names are spelled correctly.)

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