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Richard Donner

Richard Donner was born on April 24, 1930 in New York City, New York, USA as Richard D. Schwartzberg. He is a director and producer, known for Lethal Weapon (1987), The Goonies (1985) and Lethal Weapon 3 (1992). He has been married to Lauren Shuler Donner since November 27, 1986. See full bio »
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Music video: Directed Cyndi Lauper music video "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" (from the film The Goonies (1985)) See more »

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1 Print Biography | 7 Interviews | See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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[on Christopher Reeve] He's the real-life Superman. I know I will see him walk again. See more »


Was offered the job of directing Never Say Never Again (1983) but turned it down according to the book "The Films of Sean Connery" by Philip Lisa and Lee Pfeiffer. See more »


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