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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 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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The BFG Writer
(2016)
Apocalypse Now Miscellaneous Crew
(1979)

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)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Location management (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (9 credits)
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Other Works:

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

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Alternate Names:

Josh Rogan

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Two children with Harrison Ford: son, Malcolm Ford (b. 10 March 1987) and daughter, Georgia (b. 30 June 1990). See more »

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Gemini

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