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Barry Diller: "My Life Has Never Been Dominated By Anything"

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Barry Diller has been famous since the 1970s as a television pioneer (Cheers, The Simpsons, the Fox Television Network), as a Hollywood executive (at Paramount, he green-lighted Saturday Night Fever, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Beverly Hills Cop) and, more recently, as an internet mogul-as chairman of both the online conglomerate IAC and travel-services company Expedia.com.

The 65-year-old college dropout and former William Morris Agency mailroom clerk has managed over the last four decades to position himself at the forefront of whatever has been new in the popular culture.

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