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Lawrence Kasdan

Lawrence Kasdan was born on January 14, 1949 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). He has been married to Meg Kasdan since November 28, 1971. They have two children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 19 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Darling Companion (written by)
 2003 Dreamcatcher (screenplay)
 1999 Mumford (written by)
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 1988 The Accidental Tourist (screenplay)
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 1981 Continental Divide (written by)
 1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark (screenplay)
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I want everything I do to have humor in it, because it seems to me that all of life has that. See more »


Has directed 2 actresses to Oscar nominations: Glenn Close (Best Supporting Actress, The Big Chill (1983)) and Geena Davis (Best Supporting Actress, The Accidental Tourist (1988)). Davis won the Oscar for her performance. See more »


Frequently works with Kevin Kline and William Hurt

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