Kathleen Kennedy

 

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Kathleen Kennedy is an American film producer. In 1981, she co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Frank Marshall and Steven Spielberg. She produced the 1982 film E. T. the Extra-Terrestrial and the Jurassic Park trilogy, the first two of which became two of the top ten highest-grossing films of the 1990s. In terms of domestic box office receipts Kennedy is second only to Spielberg, with over $5. 2 billion as of October 2012. On October 30, 2012, she became the president of Lucasfilm and the brand manager of the Star Wars franchise after The Walt Disney Company acquired the company for over $4 billion. It was then announced that the first project under her authority would be Episode VII of the Star Wars saga which is scheduled to be released in December 2015. Overall, Kennedy's work has included over 60 films, 120 Academy Award nominations, and over $11 billion worldwide including three of the highest grossing films in motion picture history

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Kathleen Kennedy

Born 1953-06-05 (66 years ago) in Berkeley, California, USA.

Awards
Award Ceremony Year Awarded for
PGA Producer of the Year Award in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures (The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn) Producers Guild of America Awards 2011 2012 The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn
AFI Movies of the Year (War Horse) 2012 War Horse
Razzie Award for Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) 29th Golden Raspberry Awards 2008 Indiana Jones och kristalldödskallens rike
PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Motion Pictures Producers Guild of America Awards 2007 2008
PGA Hall of Fame - Motion Pictures (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) Producers Guild of America Awards 1999 2000 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) 40th Golden Globe Awards 1982 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Nominated for awards
Award Ceremony Year Nominated for
BAFTA Award for Best Film (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) 62nd British Academy Film Awards 2009 Benjamin Buttons otroliga liv
Academy Award for Best Picture (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) 81st Academy Awards 2008 Benjamin Buttons otroliga liv
BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) 61st British Academy Film Awards 2008 Fjärilen i glaskupan
Academy Award for Best Picture (Munich) 78th Academy Awards 2005 München
Academy Award for Best Picture (Seabiscuit) 76th Academy Awards 2003 Seabiscuit
BAFTA Award for Best Film (The Sixth Sense) 53rd British Academy Film Awards 2000 Sjätte Sinnet
Academy Award for Best Picture (The Sixth Sense) 72nd Academy Awards 1999 Sjätte Sinnet
Academy Award for Best Picture (The Color Purple) 58th Academy Awards 1985 Purpurfärgen
BAFTA Award for Best Film (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) 1983 British Academy Film and Television Awards 1983 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Academy Award for Best Picture (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial) 55th Academy Awards 1982 E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Relationships
Name From To Relationship type
Frank Marshall(Gifta: 1987–) 1987 Gifta
Parents

Donald R. Kennedy, Dione Marie Dousseau

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Kathleen Kennedy is an American film producer. In 1981, she co-founded Amblin Entertainment with Frank Marshall and Steven Spielberg. She produced the 1982 film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and the Jurassic Park trilogy, the first two of which became two of the top ten highest-grossing films of the 1990s. In terms of domestic box office receipts Kennedy is second only to Spielberg, with over $5.2 billion as of October 2012.

On October 30, 2012, she became the president of Lucasfilm and the brand manager of the Star Wars franchise after The Walt Disney Company acquired the company for over $4 billion. It was then announced that the first project under her authority would be Episode VII of the Star Wars saga which is scheduled to be released in December 2015.

Overall, Kennedy's work has included over 60 films, 120 Academy Award nominations, and over $11 billion worldwide including three of the highest grossing films in motion picture history. One of her most recent projects, Lincoln, also produced by Spielberg, was nominated for seven Golden Globes and twelve Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis.

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