Haim Saban, 1944-
President Shimon Peres 90th birthday celebrations at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem. Photo: American media proprietor Haim Saban whispering in actor Robert De Niros' ear, making him laugh. חגיגות יום הולדת 90 לנשיא המדינה שמעון פרס בבנייני האומה בירושלים. צילום: מפיק העל חיים סבן לוחש באוזנו של השחקן רוברט דה נירו ומעורר את צחוקו.

Saban is a multibillionaire music, film and TV producer who founded Saban Entertainment, creator of “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.” A native of Egypt, he immigrated to Israel in 1956. He started a tour promotion business in Israel and a record company in France before going to Hollywood. He is a major donor to Israeli nonprofits and pro-Israel politics. He founded the Brookings Institution’s Saban Center for Middle East Policy.

Photo: Haim Saban with Robert De Niro (Kobi Gideon, Israeli Government Press Office)