Laura Ziskin (1950–2011)

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Laura Ziskin was an American film producer and screenwriter who is known for producing the Sam Raimi Spider-Man trilogy and The Amazing Spider-Man. She also produced Pretty Woman, What About Bob?, As Good as It Gets, Hero, Stealth, No Way Out, The Rescue and The Butler. She was married to Julian Barry and later Alvin Sargent. She passed away in ... See full bio »

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What About Bob? Producer
No Way Out Producer
Spider-Man Producer


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 2015 Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies (TV Mini Series documentary) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- Finding an Achilles Heel (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Ep Two: The Blind Men and the Elephant (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2013/I Lee Daniels' The Butler (producer - produced by)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (producer)
 2010 Stand Up to Cancer (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2009 Stand Up to Cancer (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2008 Stand Up to Cancer (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2007 Spider-Man 3 (producer)
 2007 The 79th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2005 Stealth (producer)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (producer)
 2003 Tarzan (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Secrets and Lies (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2003) ... (executive producer)
- Unaired Pilot ... (executive producer)
 2002 Spider-Man (producer)
 2002 The 74th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (executive producer) / (producer)
 2001 How I Learned to Drive (TV Movie) (producer)
 2001 Dinner with Friends (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2000 Fail Safe (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1997 As Good as It Gets (executive producer)
 1995 To Die For (producer)
 1992/I Hero (producer)
 1991 The Doctor (producer)
 1991 What About Bob? (producer)
 1990 Pretty Woman (executive producer)
 1988 Everybody's All-American (producer)
 1988 The Rescue (producer)
 1988 D.O.A. (producer - produced by)
 1987 No Way Out (producer)
 1985 Murphy's Romance (producer - produced by)
 1983 One Cooks, the Other Doesn't (TV Movie) (producer)
 1978 Eyes of Laura Mars (associate producer)
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Producer of the Sam Raimi Spider-Man trilogy.

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