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Fox Searchlight’s Nancy Utley Recalls Her Early Days in Film Biz

Nancy Utley has been a studio powerhouse for 30 years. She started at 20th Century Fox in 1986, then moved to Fox Searchlight in 1999. She became president of the specialty arm in 2009, overseeing all aspects of the films alongside fellow prez Stephen Gilula. Their box office has been successful, and their awards track record is terrific, including 117 Oscar nominations and best picture wins for “Slumdog Millionaire,” “12 Years a Slave” and “Birdman.” This season they have a strong awards lineup that includes “The Shape of Water,” “Battle of the Sexes,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Goodbye Christopher Robin.”

Utley is also a big proponent of mentoring, working with such programs as Fox’s high potential employee program, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Step Up Women’s Network, Film Independent’s Project Involve and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Gold Program. She is on the boards of AMPAS, Lupus La and Film Independent.

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Bob Harper Goes Vegetarian After Near-Fatal Heart Attack

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[[tmz:video id="0_b2mxokik"]] PETA has a friend in Bob Harper, who says he's cut meat completely out of his diet after almost dropping dead from a massive heart attack back in February. We got the 'Biggest Loser' trainer and host in Bev Hills Tuesday and he looked healthy as a horse.  While his heart attack was triggered in part by genetics, Bob says he's made a bunch of lifestyle changes after getting a second chance at life, which
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Bob Harper Opens Up About Heart Attack in New Book: ‘My Whole Perspective of Life Has Completely Changed’

Bob Harper Opens Up About Heart Attack in New Book: ‘My Whole Perspective of Life Has Completely Changed’
Bob Harper had a lot to reconsider after he suffered a near-fatal heart attack in February.

“My whole perspective of life has completely changed,” the Biggest Loser personality, 51, tells People exclusively.

Now Harper is sharing what he’s learned about his body and nutrition after discovering his heart attack was caused by a hereditary condition that was leading to high levels of a particle in his blood called Lipoprotein(a).

Harper has written his lessons down and is sharing them in his new book, The Super Carb Diet — and People has the exclusive first look at the book’s cover.
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Jillian Michaels Weighs In on Bob Harper's Heart Attack

Jillian Michaels Weighs In on Bob Harper's Heart Attack
Jillian Michaels has a surprising response regarding her former Biggest Loser co-trainer, Bob Harper, and his recent heart attack. The fitness guru joined E!'s Daily Pop today and admitted she thinks Harper's diet and fitness routine didn't help his situation. "What do I really think?" she asked when hosts Catt Sadler, Justin Sylvester and Carissa Culiner broached the subject. "Knowing a little bit about Bob, I know that he does have a family history of it. I was there when he lost his mother to a heart attack—with him the night that she died. So there is a family history." She continued, "I do also think that, you know, you're in the middle of a CrossFit...
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Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab After Near-Fatal Heart Attack

Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab After Near-Fatal Heart Attack
Bob Harper recently reached a “Big” milestone on his road to recovery after suffering a near-fatal heart attack earlier this year.

The 51-year-old Biggest Loser trainer and host recently completed rehab, just months after he collapsed on the floor of a New York gym.

“Yesterday was a Big Day in my recovery from my heart attack. I finished my cardiac rehab,” Harper captioned an Instagram photo on Thursday.

“It has been super important to me and also Humbling. All the support that I’ve been getting from all my Ig friends helped me when it was tough so Thank You
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'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab After Suffering Major Heart Attack

'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab After Suffering Major Heart Attack
Bob Harper is feeling grateful.

The 51-year-old Biggest Loser star suffered a shocking heart attack in February, when he suddenly collapsed while exercising at a gym in New York City. On Thursday, Harper took to Instagram to share that he's officially done with his cardiac rehab.

"Yesterday was a Big Day in my recovery from my heart attack," he wrote. "I finished my cardiac rehab. It has been super important to me and also Humbling.
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Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab: How He Bounced Back in Record Time

Bob Harper Completes Cardiac Rehab: How He Bounced Back in Record Time
Bob Harper is on his way to reaching 100 percent after suffering a heart attack earlier this year. As you may recall, the Biggest Loser host was working out when he went into cardiac arrest on February 27. He's dedicated the last four months to working on his health and strengthening his heart again. Yesterday marked a big milestone in that recovery process. Harper took to Instagram to announce he'd finished his cardiac rehab, sharing a photo of a heart with the number "36/36" in the middle. "Yesterday was a Big Day in my recovery from my heart attack," he wrote. "I finished my cardiac rehab. It has been super important to me and also Humbling. All the support that...
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Bob Harper Shares Video of Himself Doing Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: 'One Day at a Time'

Bob Harper Shares Video of Himself Doing Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: 'One Day at a Time'
Bob Harper is taking his recovery "one day at a time."

The Biggest Loser host took to Instagram on Saturday to share a video of himself doing burpees, just three months after suffering a life-threatening heart attack.

Watch: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Shares Shirtless Selfie Following Heart Attack: 'On the Road to Recovery'

"Okay @crossfit @thedavecastro I'm getting closer to coming back," Harper wrote alongside the clip. "I did some burpees in my rehab yesterday to get a feel and see how my heart rate responded. The top notch team there kept a very watchful eye on me. One Day At A Time. #heartattacksurvivor #beherenow."

Related: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper ​Calls Out Haters One Month After Heart Attack

The 51-year-old trainer, who has been sharing his road to recovery with fans, opened up about his heart attack during an appearance on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen last month, revealing that he
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Bob Harper Does Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: ‘I’m Getting Closer to Coming Back’

Bob Harper Does Burpees 3 Months After Heart Attack: ‘I’m Getting Closer to Coming Back’
It’s been only three months since Bob Harper suffered a life-threatening heart attack that left him in a coma for two days. But the 51-year-old Biggest Loser trainer is slowing working his way back to his regular fitness routine.

On Saturday, Harper shared video of himself doing burpees to his Instagram page — taken during his Friday rehab session on the three-month anniversary of his attack.

“I’m getting closer to coming back,” the star wrote in the post’s caption. “I did some burpees in my rehab yesterday to get a feel and see how my heart rate responded.
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Bob Harper Reveals the Condition that Led to His Near-Fatal Heart Attack: ‘I Dropped Dead, I Really Did’

Bob Harper Reveals the Condition that Led to His Near-Fatal Heart Attack: ‘I Dropped Dead, I Really Did’
Bob Harper now knows what led to his near-fatal heart attack on Feb. 12: He has high levels of a particle in his blood called Lipoprotein(a), which is a hereditary condition.

The Biggest Loser host and trainer carries large amounts of the particle — which contains cholesterol, fats and proteins, which puts him at a higher risk for heart attack, regardless of his exercise habits.

Harper says that at first, his doctors thought he just had a blockage, until he got a second opinion from someone who confirmed that he has Lipoprotein(a). Once he found out the cause of his heart attack,
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Bob Harper Returns to the Site of His Heart Attack: ‘I Was Not Supposed to Die That Day’

Bob Harper Returns to the Site of His Heart Attack: ‘I Was Not Supposed to Die That Day’
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Bob Harper Regrets Overlooking Heart Attack Warning Signs: ‘I Kick Myself Over and Over Again’

Bob Harper Regrets Overlooking Heart Attack Warning Signs: ‘I Kick Myself Over and Over Again’
After surviving a widowmaker heart attack that nearly took his life, Bob Harper regrets the warning signs he overlooked.

During a visit to Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on Tuesday night, the former Biggest Loser coach and fitness guru explained his body had been sending off red flags well before the attack struck.

“I fainted one time in the gym,” said the 51-year-old trainer. “I started having these dizzy spells. And I just kind of overlooked them and just adapted. Which is the dumbest thing — I kick myself over and over again about it.”

Harper had just finished
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Bob Harper Heard From "Almost Everyone" on The Biggest Loser After His Heart Attack

Bob Harper Heard From
Bob Harper made a welcome return to the Bravo Clubhouse Tuesday night. Andy Cohen invited Harper to appear on Watch What Happens Live with Rachel Dratch, marking his first time on the show since having a heart attack in February. "I technically died," Harper said. "There was a piece of paper that the doctors said, 'Cause of death: cardiac arrest.'" According to the Biggest Loser host, "That's a wake-up call!" Harper said he regretted ignoring the warning signs. "I fainted one time in the gym. I started having these dizzy spells and I just kind of overlooked them," Harper, 51, told Cohen. "I just adapted, which was just the dumbest [choice]. I kicked myself over...
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'Biggest Loser' Star Bob Harper Regrets That He 'Overlooked' Heart Attack Warning Signs

'Biggest Loser' Star Bob Harper Regrets That He 'Overlooked' Heart Attack Warning Signs
Following his shocking heart attack in February, celebrity fitness trainer Bob Harper has been slowly but surely getting back into his old routines -- and the Biggest Loser host opened up about his near-death experience while sitting down with Andy Cohen on Tuesday's Watch What Happens Live.

Harper, who has been a celebrity health and fitness guru for years, told Cohen that there were a number of warning signs he ignored before his heart attack struck.

Watch: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Confirms He Suffered a Heart Attack, Says He's 'Feeling Better'

"I fainted one time in the gym, I started having these dizzy spells and I just kind of overlooked them," Harper, 51, recounted. " just adapted,which was just the dumbest [thing to do]. I kicked myself over and over again about that."

While recuperating from his heart attack, Harper said he got calls and messages of support from "almost everyone" he'd ever starred with on The Biggest Loser. Cohen
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Bob Harper Reveals He Technically Died From Heart Attack Before Doctors Saved Him

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Former Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper suffered a massive heart attack on Feb. 12 during a workout at the gym, and has now revealed that he was technically dead for a time before doctors revived him. Bob Harper Technically Died After Heart Attack “I had what they call a ‘widowmaker,'” he said in an interview with The Today Show. […]

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‘Biggest Loser’ Trainer Bob Harper Opens Up About His Heart Attack: ‘I Was Dead’

‘Biggest Loser’ Trainer Bob Harper Opens Up About His Heart Attack: ‘I Was Dead’
Bob Harper is opening up about the medical emergency that nearly took his life.

The former “Biggest Loser” trainer appeared on “The Today Show” Tuesday to talk about the February 12 incident. Harper was working out at a gym when he suffered a heart attack and went into full cardiac arrest.

“My heart stopped,” the 51-year-old told host Savannah Guthrie. “Not to be dramatic, but I was dead. I was on that ground dead.”

Harper doesn’t remember much from the incident. He was unconscious for two days and experienced short-term memory loss.

“I don’t remember that day at all,” he said. “I was told I went to the gym as I always do. It was Sunday morning, I was working out with some friends of mine at the end of the workout I went down to the ground.”

“If you’ve ever done CrossFit, you know that sometimes people go down to the ground,” Harper
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Bob Harper Opens Up About Major Heart Attack: 'I Was Dead'

Bob Harper Opens Up About Major Heart Attack: 'I Was Dead'
Bob Harper is grateful to be alive.

The Biggest Loser host appeared on the Today show on Tuesday, where he talked about suffering a near-fatal heart attack in late February. The 51-year-old personal trainer was exercising at a gym in New York City, when he suddenly collapsed.

"I had what they call a 'widow-maker,'" he told Today co-host Savannah Guthrie. "It was a six percent survival rate, and the fact that there were doctors in the gym when I had the heart attack saved my life."

Watch: 'Biggest Loser' Host Bob Harper Confirms He Suffered a Heart Attack, Says He's 'Feeling Better'

"I was in full cardiac arrest," he added. "My heart stopped. Not to be dramatic, but I was dead. I was on that ground dead."

Harper said he doesn't remember anything about the fateful day, when two doctors performed CPR on him and administered a defibrillator, which delivers a dose of electric current to the
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Bob Harper Opens Up About His Near-Fatal Heart Attack: "I Was on That Ground Dead"

Bob Harper Opens Up About His Near-Fatal Heart Attack:
It has been nearly two months since Bob Harper suffered a near-fatal heart attack, and now he's ready to open up about the terrifying ordeal. The Biggest Loser trainer, 51, gave Savannah Guthrie an interview on Today Tuesday morning and revealed he actually died during his attack. "I was in full cardiac arrest," Harper said. "My heart stopped. Not to be dramatic, but I was dead. I was on that ground dead." The morning of Feb. 12, 2017, Harper and friends went to the gym. After finishing his normal exercises, Harper suddenly dropped to the ground and stopped breathing. "I had what they call a 'widow-maker,'" he said. "It was a six percent survival rate, and the fact that there...
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Bob Harper Reveals He Only Survived ‘Widowmaker’ Heart Attack at 51 Because Doctors Were in Gym

Bob Harper Reveals He Only Survived ‘Widowmaker’ Heart Attack at 51 Because Doctors Were in Gym
Bob Harper is opening up about the heart attack at age 51 that nearly killed him — and how he only survived because two doctors happened to be in his gym to save his life.

The fitness icon spoke out for the first time on Tuesday’s Today, a month and a half after waking up from a two-day coma after going into cardiac arrest during a Feb. 12 workout.

“I had what they call a widowmaker,” the Biggest Loser trainer told Savannah Guthrie — referencing the medical term given to massive heart attacks that often lead to sudden death. “It was a 6 percent survival rate.
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‘Biggest Loser’ Trainer Bob Harper Gives First Interview Since Suffering Heart Attack: ‘The Scariest Day Of My Life’

Bob Harper is opening up about his recent heart attack in a candid new interview with Savannah Guthrie on “Today”, set to air on Tuesday morning. Harper, known to TV viewers as the motivating physical trainer on weight-loss reality competition “The Biggest Loser”, unexpectedly suffered a heart attack on Feb. 12, so severe that it […]
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