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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 StoryScreenplay
2015 Star Wars: The Force AwakensScreenplay
2012 Darling CompanionWriter
2003 DreamcatcherScreenplay
1999 MumfordWriter
1994 Wyatt EarpScreenplay
1992 The BodyguardScreenplay
1991 Grand CanyonWriter
1988 The Accidental TouristScreenplay
1985 SilveradoScreenplay
1983 The Big ChillScreenplay
1983 Return of the JediScreenplay
1981 Continental DivideWriter
1981 Body HeatWriter
1981 Raiders of the Lost ArkScreenplay
1980 The Empire Strikes BackScreenplay

Production

2018 Solo: A Star Wars StoryExecutive Producer
2012 Darling CompanionProducer
2007 In the Land of WomenProducer
2003 DreamcatcherProducer
1999 MumfordProducer
1998 Home FriesProducer
1994 Wyatt EarpProducer
1992 The BodyguardProducer
1991 Grand CanyonProducer
1989 Immediate FamilyExecutive Producer
1988 The Accidental TouristProducer
1985 SilveradoProducer
1983 The Big ChillExecutive Producer

Acting

2017 Five Came Back(3 episodes) as Himself
2017 Five Came Back 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
2005 Memories of 'The Bodyguard'
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 CompanionDirector
2003 DreamcatcherDirector
1999 MumfordDirector
1995 French KissDirector
1994 Wyatt EarpDirector
1991 Grand CanyonDirector
1990 I Love You to DeathDirector
1988 The Accidental TouristDirector
1985 SilveradoDirector
1983 The Big ChillDirector
1981 Body HeatDirector

Crew

2015 Star Wars: The Force AwakensCreative Consultant

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