Biography

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Lawrence Edward "Larry" Kasdan (born January 14, 1949) is an American film producer, director and screenwriter. He is best known as co-writer of the films The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi. Kasdan co-wrote the Star Wars sequel trilogy film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and will co-write the series' Han Solo spin-off film.

He has been nominated for three Oscars: twice for Best Original Screenplay for The Big Chill and Grand Canyon and once for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Accidental Tourist. He is the father of directors Jake Kasdan and Jon Kasdan, and the father-in-law of musician Inara George.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lawrence Edward "Larry" Kasdan (born January 14, 1949) is an American film producer, director and screenwriter. He is best known as co-writer of the films The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi. Kasdan co-wrote the Star Wars sequel trilogy film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, and will co-write the series' Han Solo spin-off film.

He has been nominated for three Oscars: twice for Best Original Screenplay for The Big Chill and Grand Canyon and once for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Accidental Tourist. He is the father of directors Jake Kasdan and Jon Kasdan, and the father-in-law of musician Inara George.

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Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 33

Birthday 1949-01-14

Place of Birth Miami, Florida, USA

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Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story Screenplay
2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Screenplay
2012 Darling Companion Writer
2003 Dreamcatcher Screenplay
1999 Mumford Writer
1994 Wyatt Earp Screenplay
1992 The Bodyguard Screenplay
1991 Grand Canyon Writer
1988 The Accidental Tourist Screenplay
1985 Silverado Screenplay
1983 The Big Chill Screenplay
1983 Return of the Jedi Screenplay
1981 Continental Divide Writer
1981 Body Heat Writer
1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark Screenplay
1980 The Empire Strikes Back Screenplay

Production

2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story Executive Producer
2012 Darling Companion Producer
2007 In the Land of Women Producer
2003 Dreamcatcher Producer
1999 Mumford Producer
1998 Home Fries Producer
1994 Wyatt Earp Producer
1992 The Bodyguard Producer
1991 Grand Canyon Producer
1989 Immediate Family Executive Producer
1988 The Accidental Tourist Producer
1985 Silverado Producer
1983 The Big Chill Executive Producer

Acting

2017 Five Came Back (3 episodes) as Himself as Himself
2011 A Conversation with The Masters: The Empire Strikes Back 30 Years Later as Himself
2006 All of What Follows Is True: The Making of 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' as Himself
2005 Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool as Himself - Interviewee
2004 The Force Is with Them: The Legacy of Star Wars as Himself
2004 Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy as Himself
2003 Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy as Himself
2000 Guns for Hire: The Making of 'The Magnificent Seven' as Himself
1999 The Big Chill: A Reunion as Interviewee
1997 As Good as It Gets as Dr. Green
1985 Into the Night as Detective #2

Directing

2012 Darling Companion Director
2003 Dreamcatcher Director
1999 Mumford Director
1995 French Kiss Director
1994 Wyatt Earp Director
1991 Grand Canyon Director
1990 I Love You to Death Director
1988 The Accidental Tourist Director
1985 Silverado Director
1983 The Big Chill Director
1981 Body Heat Director

Crew

2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Creative Consultant

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