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Sherry Lansing


Sherry was born in Chicago and pursued an acting career after graduating from Northwestern University. After appearing in two films, Loving (1970) and Rio Lobo (1970), Sherry decided to leave the acting field. In 1974, Sherry joined Talent Associates, as an executive in charge of development. Three years later, she was appointed vice president in ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins. See more awards »

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 2012 Stand Up to Cancer (TV Movie) (co-producer)
 2010 Stand Up to Cancer (TV Special) (co-producer)
 1993 Indecent Proposal (producer)
 1992 School Ties (producer)
 1989 Black Rain (producer)
 1988 The Accused (producer)
 1987 Fatal Attraction (producer)
 1987 When the Time Comes (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1984 Firstborn (executive producer)
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5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[I 1984 "Films in Review" interview] Once you run a studio, you find that as much as you enjoy it, you're getting farther and farther away from making movies. You're involved in a lot of administrative meetings, a lot of decisions about office space and parking lots, meetings with bankers and cash flow and five year plans, which is all stimulating, but you're not on the set that much, and you're ... See more »

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In "Hollywood Animal: A Memoir", Joe Eszterhas claims that Sherry Lansing, the boss of Paramount Pictures, asked him to issue a statement that he supported Paramount's hiring of William Friedkin as director for his Jade (1995) script. Friedkin was Lansing's husband, and she wanted protection from charges of nepotism. He issued the statement. In truth, Eszterhas did not want the former ... See more »

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