Kathleen Kennedy is an American film producer and current president of Lucasfilm. In 1981, she co-founded the production company Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg and Frank Marshall. Her first film as a producer was E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. A decade later, again with Spielberg she produced the Jurassic Park franchise, the first two of which became two of the top ten highest-grossing films of the 1990s. In 1992, she co-founded The Kennedy/Marshall Company with her husband Frank Marshall. On October 30, 2012, she became the president of Lucasfilm after The Walt Disney Company acquired the company for over $4 billion. She received the Irving G. Thalberg Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2018. Kennedy has participated in the making of over 60 films that garnered 8 Academy Award nominations and earned over $11 billion worldwide, including three of the highest-grossing films in motion picture history.
|Born:||June 5, 1953, Berkeley, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||San Diego State University|
|Title:||President of Lucasfilm|
|IMDb:||Kathleen Kennedy (producer)'s IMDb|
About Kathleen Kennedy
Renowned film producer known for the Back to the Future trilogy and the Oscar winners Schindler's List and Jurassic Park from 1993.
She graduated from San Diego State University with a major in telecommunications and film.
She was named co-chairman, along with George Lucas, of Lucasfilm.
She married her frequent co-producer Frank Marshall in 1987 and they had two children together.
She teamed up with Steven Spielberg on many Oscar-winning films, including War Horse from 2011.
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