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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. In 1975 she joined MGM as an executive story editor. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins. See more awards »

Known For

(1993)
Fatal Attraction Producer
(1987)
Rio Lobo Amelita
(1970)
Black Rain Producer
(1989)

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
- Pie in the Sky (1968) ... Bridget
 1968 Funny Girl
Girlfriend (uncredited)
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Show Show Self (38 credits)
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Personal Details

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[In a 1989 interview] People see a big period piece and costumes and say, "Oh, my God!" They see Wall Street (1987) and don't realize how difficult it is to make Gordon Gekko look like Gordon Gekko. 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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