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Donna Smith (II)

Donna Smith began her career as Production Coordinator on Raging Bull and quickly rose through the ranks, serving as Production Manager, Line Producer and Producer on notable projects that included The Terminator. Smith was tapped by Universal Pictures to serve as President of Physical Production and Post Production; becoming the first woman to ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Terminator
The Terminator Production Manager
K-9 Producer
Raging Bull
Raging Bull Miscellaneous Crew
Soul Man
Soul Man Production Manager


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 1987 Disorderlies (production manager)
 1986 Soul Man (production manager)
 1986 Night of the Creeps (production manager)
 1986 Miracles (production manager)
 1985 Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Mini-Series) (executive in charge of production)
 1985 Howling II: ... Your Sister Is a Werewolf (additional production executive: US)
 1984 The Terminator (post-production supervisor) / (production manager)
 1984 Reckless (production supervisor)
 1982 I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can (production supervisor - uncredited)
 1981 The Pit (production manager)
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Alternate Names:

Donna Nimmer Smith

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So when Universal said, "We want you to come head up Production," I said, "No way. Not a chance." So then I called my attorney and told him, "Guess what I just said 'no' to?" He's the one who stopped my clock. He said, "Donna, there's never been a woman who's had that job since Hollywood began. You can't say no." And I said, "Is that true?" And he said, "Absolutely it's true." Then he said, "It's... See more »

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