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Lynda Obst


Lynda Obst is a producer, known for Contact (1997), Sleepless in Seattle (1993) and Hot in Cleveland (2010). See full bio »

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 2014 Interstellar (producer) (completed)
 2014-2015 Helix (TV Series) (executive producer - 14 episodes)
- San Jose (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Dans L'Ombre (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Reaping (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Black Rain (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Fushigi (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2010-2014 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) (executive producer - 102 episodes)
- The Bachelors (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Don Elka (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Win Win (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Mystery Date: Oscar Edition (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Italian Job (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2012-2014 The Soul Man (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Obama Drama (2014) ... (executive producer)
- All the Way Live (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Get Thee Behind Me (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Momma's Home (2012) ... (executive producer)
- How to Be a Church Lady (2012) ... (executive producer)
 2009 The Invention of Lying (producer)
 2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (producer)
 2002 Abandon (producer)
 2002 Hello, He Lied & Other Truths from the Hollywood Trenches (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer - uncredited)
 2001 Someone Like You... (producer)
 1999 The '60s (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1998 The Siege (producer)
 1998 Hope Floats (producer)
 1997 Contact (executive producer)
 1996 One Fine Day (producer)
 1994 Bad Girls (executive producer)
 1993 Sleepless in Seattle (executive producer)
 1992 This Is My Life (producer)
 1991 The Fisher King (producer)
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (producer)
 1987 Adventures in Babysitting (producer)
 1983 Flashdance (associate producer - as Lynda Rosen Obst)
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Author of "Sleepless in Hollywood: Tales From the New Abnormal in the Movie Business", Simon & Schuster, NY, New York See more »

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Lynda Rosen Obst
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Personal Quote:

Directing is the last frontier for women in the movie business. We are studio heads, we are producers and we are writers, but we are not directors in any numbers. The studios are certainly complicit, but I think there's some part of it that is women not saying: 'I want this job!' For a really long time, the powerful women in this town have been the nurturers of talent as opposed to the talent. ... See more »

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Attended Pomona College, in Claremont, California, receiving her degree in Philosophy.

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