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United Artists

Company nameUnited Artists
United Artists Corporation
United Artists Pictures, Inc.
United Artists Films, Inc.
United Artists Entertainment, LLC
Company typeFilm studio
IndustryFilm, music
FoundedFebruary 5, 1919
Founder(s)Mary Pickford
Charlie Chaplin
Douglas Fairbanks
D. W. Griffith
HeadquartersMGM Tower, Century City, Los Angeles
Key peoplePaula Wagner
Tom Cruise
ProductsMotion pictures
Owner(s)Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc.
ParentIndependent (1919 1967)
Transamerica (1967 1981)
MGM/UA Entertainment Co. (1981 1986)
MGM Entertainment Co. (1986)
MGM/UA Communications Co. (1986 1990)
MGM/Pathe Communications Co. (1990 1992)
MGM (1992 2005)
MGM Holdings, Inc. (2005 present)

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United Artists Corporation (UA) is an American film studio. The original studio of that name was founded in 1919 by D. W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks.

The current United Artists formed in November 2006 under a partnership between producer/actor Tom Cruise and his production partner, Paula Wagner, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., an MGM company. Paula Wagner left the studio on August 14, 2008. Cruise owns a small stake in the studio, a subsidiary of MGM Studios. MGM is owned by MGM Holdings.


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