Biography

Kathleen Kennedy (born June 5, 1953) is an American film producer and current president of Lucasfilm. In 1981, she co-founded the production company Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg and husband Frank Marshall.

Her first film as a producer was E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). She subsequently 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.

Overall, Kennedy participated in the making of 60 films, mostly as executive producer, that garnered 8 Academy Award nominations and over $11 billion worldwide, including three of the highest-grossing films in motion picture history. Kennedy is second only to Spielberg in domestic box office receipts, with over $7 billion as of January 2018.

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Kathleen Kennedy (born June 5, 1953) is an American film producer and current president of Lucasfilm. In 1981, she co-founded the production company Amblin Entertainment with Steven Spielberg and husband Frank Marshall.

Her first film as a producer was E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). She subsequently 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.

Overall, Kennedy participated in the making of 60 films, mostly as executive producer, that garnered 8 Academy Award nominations and over $11 billion worldwide, including three of the highest-grossing films in motion picture history. Kennedy is second only to Spielberg in domestic box office receipts, with over $7 billion as of January 2018.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathleen Kennedy, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Production

Gender Female

Known Credits 79

Birthday 1953-06-05

Place of Birth Berkeley, California, USA

Official Site https://www.lucasfilm.com/leadership/kathleen-kennedy

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Production TV ShowsMovies

Untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi Series (1 episode)Executive Producer
The Adventures of Tintin Sequel Producer
2021 Indiana Jones 5 Producer
2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Producer
2019 The Mandalorian (8 episodes)Executive Producer
2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story Producer
2017 Star Wars: The Last Jedi Executive Producer
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Producer
2016 The BFG Executive Producer
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Producer
2012 Lincoln Producer
2011 War Horse Producer
2011 The Adventures of Tintin Producer
2010 Hereafter Producer
2008 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Producer
2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Executive Producer
2007 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly Producer
2007 Persepolis Producer
2006 Roving Mars Producer
2005 Munich Producer
2005 War of the Worlds Producer
2003 Young Black Stallion Executive Producer
2003 Seabiscuit Producer
2002 Signs Executive Producer
2001 Jurassic Park III Producer
2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence Producer
1999 A Map of the World Producer
1999 The Sixth Sense Producer
1999 Olympic Glory Executive Producer
1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park Executive Producer
1996 Twister Producer
1995 Balto Producer
1995 The Indian in the Cupboard Producer
1995 Congo Producer
1995 The Bridges of Madison County Producer
1994 Milk Money Producer
1994 The Flintstones Executive Producer
1993 We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story Executive Producer
1993 Jurassic Park Producer
1993 A Far Off Place Executive Producer
1993 Trail Mix-Up Executive Producer
1993 Alive Producer
1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation Production Supervisor
1991 A Wish for Wings That Work Executive Producer
1991 Hook Producer
1991 An American Tail: Fievel Goes West Executive Producer
1991 Cape Fear Executive Producer
1990 Arachnophobia Producer
1990 Roller Coaster Rabbit Executive Producer
1990 Back to the Future Part III Executive Producer
1990 Joe Versus the Volcano Producer
1989 Always Producer
1989 Back to the Future Part II Executive Producer
1989 Dad Executive Producer
1989 Tummy Trouble Executive Producer
1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit Executive Producer
1987 *batteries not included Executive Producer
1987 Empire of the Sun Producer
1987 Innerspace Producer
1986 An American Tail Producer
1986 The Money Pit Producer
1985 The Color Purple Producer
1985 Young Sherlock Holmes Executive Producer
1985 Back to the Future Executive Producer
1985 The Goonies Executive Producer
1985 Fandango Executive Producer
1984 Gremlins Executive Producer
1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Associate Producer
1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie Producer Associate Producer
1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Producer
1982 Poltergeist Associate Producer

Acting

2018 The Director and The Jedi as Herself
2017 Spielberg as Herself
2014 And the Oscar Goes To... as Herself - Interviewee
2013 Milius as Herself
2012 The E.T. Journals
2011 Return to Jurassic Park: Dawn of a New Era as Herself
2009 The Curious Birth of Benjamin Button as Herself
2008 An Old Fashioned Love Story: Making 'The Bridges of Madison County'

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