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Melissa Mathison (1950–2015)

Melissa Mathison was born on June 3, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Melissa Marie Mathison. She is known for her work on E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Kundun (1997) and Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983). She was married to Harrison Ford. She died on November 4, 2015 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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 2016 The BFG (screenplay) (post-production)
 2001 Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (Video Game) (character: E.T.)
 1997 Kundun (written by)
 1995 The Indian in the Cupboard (screenplay)
 1991 Son of the Morning Star (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (segment "2", as Josh Rogan)
 1982 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Video Game) (characters)
 1982 The Escape Artist (screenplay)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (written by)
 1979 The Black Stallion (screenplay)
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Author of book, "Lennox", June 2002, Little/Brown publishing

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Josh Rogan


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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