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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 8 wins. See more awards »

Known For

The Brothers Warner
The Brothers Warner Herself - Former President, Paramount Pictures
(2007)
Fatal Attraction
Fatal Attraction Producer
(1987)
Indecent Proposal
(1993)

Filmography

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 1996 Frasier (TV Series)
Angela
- You Can Go Home Again (1996) ... Angela (voice)
 1980 Dan August: The Trouble with Women (TV Movie)
Jennifer Britain
 1972 Banyon (TV Series)
Doris
- The Lady Killer (1972) ... Doris
 1971 Ironside (TV Series)
Marcia Yeager
- A Killing at the Track (1971) ... Marcia Yeager
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Jennifer Britain
- The Titan (1971) ... Jennifer Britain
 1970 Rio Lobo
Amelita
 1970 Loving
Susan
 1969 The April Fools
Party Guest (uncredited)
 1968 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Bridget
- Episode #1.3 (1968) ... Bridget
 1968 Funny Girl
Girlfriend (uncredited)
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1 Print Biography | 3 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[In a 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 ... See more »

Trivia:

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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