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Laura Ziskin

Laura Ziskin Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1950
Place of Birth California
Death day June 12, 2011 (61 years old)
Zodiac Sign Pisces
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Laura Ellen Ziskin is an American film producer, known as the executive producer of the romantic comedy Pretty Woman and the first woman to ever produce an Oscar alone, to produce an Academy Award. 74th and 79th Academy Awards

Born Laura Ellen Ziskin, March 3, 1950, San Fernando Valley, California, U.S.
Died June 12, 2011, Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Education USC School of Cinematic Arts
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1976–2011
Children 1
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About Laura Ziskin

Producer of Pretty Woman, What About Bob?, Spider- Man, and other notable films. She also produced the 2002 and 2007 Academy Awards ceremonies.

Laura Ziskin before fame

Shortly after graduating from the University of Southern California, she became the personal assistant of film producer Jon Peters.

Achievement of Laura Ziskin

She was the first woman to produce the Academy Awards telecast.

Laura Ziskin family life

She was married to screenwriter Alvin Sargent until her death from cancer in 2011. She had a daughter, Julia, from an earlier marriage to playwright and screenwriter Julian Barry.

Associations of Laura Ziskin

She and Katie Couric created an organization called Stand Up To Cancer.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Laura Ziskin

  • California Television Producers
  • Alumni of USC Film Arts School
  • Jewish writers
  • California filmmakers
  • American film producers
  • American business women

Latest information about Laura Ziskin updated on June 07 2021.

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