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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 was a writer and producer, known for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), The BFG (2016) and Kundun (1997). She was married to Harrison Ford. She died on November 4, 2015 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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The BFG Writer
(2016)
Kundun Writer
(1997)

Filmography

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 2016 The BFG (screenplay by)
 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 Mini-Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1991) ... (teleplay)
- Episode #1.1 (1991) ... (teleplay)
 1983 E.T. Phone Home! (Video Game) (writer)
 1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie (screenplay by - segment "two", as Josh Rogan)
 1982 E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Video Game) (characters)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (written by)
 1982 The Escape Artist (screenplay)
 1979 The Black Stallion (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Author of book, "Lennox", June 2002, Little/Brown publishing

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Alternate Names:

Melissa | Josh Rogan

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Was babysitter for Francis Ford Coppola and Eleanor Coppola's children. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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