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Lynda Obst


Lynda Obst is a producer and writer, known for Interstellar (2014), Contact (1997) and Adventures in Babysitting (1987). See full bio »

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Interstellar Producer
(2014)
Contact Producer
(1997)
The Siege Producer
(1998)

Filmography

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  Voyagers (producer) (announced)
 2021 The Hot Zone: Anthrax (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (completed)
- Noble Eagle (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2019 The Hot Zone (TV Series) (producer - 6 episodes)
- Hidden (2019) ... (producer)
- Quarantine (2019) ... (producer)
- Expendable (2019) ... (producer)
- Charlie Foxtrot (2019) ... (producer)
- Cell H (2019) ... (producer)
 2015-2016 Good Girls Revolt (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- The Newser (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Dateline (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Exposé (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Puff Piece (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Year-Ender (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2010-2015 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) (executive producer - 124 episodes)
- Vegas Baby/I Hate Goodbyes (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Say Yes to the Mess (2015) ... (executive producer)
- All About Elka (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Kitchen Nightmare (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Cleveland Calendar Girls (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014-2015 Helix (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Densho (2015) ... (executive producer)
- San Jose (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Dans L'Ombre (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Reaping (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Black Rain (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Interstellar (producer)
 2012-2014 The Soul Man (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Brother, Can You Spare a Kidney? (2014) ... (executive producer)
- 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)
 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 Mini Series) (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)
 1989 Adventures in Babysitting (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1988 Heartbreak Hotel (producer)
 1987 Adventures in Babysitting (producer - produced by)
 1983 Flashdance (associate producer - as Lynda Rosen Obst)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Wrote book called "Hello, He Lied", which was published in 1996, about Hollywood and producing. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Lynda Rosen Obst
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Contact (1997) was the first movie that made accurate science its number one goal. See more »

Trivia:

She was introduced to Kip Thorne, the scientific consultant and executive producer of Interstellar (2014), by Carl Sagan. See more »

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