Lawrence Kasdan

Screenwriter / Film Director / Actor / Film Producer | * 01/14/1949 (74) | Miami, Florida (United States of America (USA))
Lawrence Edward Kasdan (born January 14, 1949) is an American filmmaker. He is the co-writer of the Star Wars films The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Return of the Jedi (1983), The Force Awakens (2015), and Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018). He also co-wrote Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and The Bodyguard (1992), and is the writer-director of Body Heat (1981), The Big Chill (1983), Silverado (1985), The Accidental Tourist (1988), and Dreamcatcher (2003). He is kn... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Lawrence Kasdan

Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement Golden Bear Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation 2x Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award for Best Picture Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture
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Movies with Lawrence Kasdan as Actor(12)

Movies with Lawrence Kasdan as Crew(47)

Directing/Director2019 Last Week at Ed's
Production/Producer2019 Last Week at Ed's
Production/Executive Producer2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story
Writing/Screenplay2018 Solo: A Star Wars Story
Crew/Creative Consultant2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Production/Co-Producer2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Writing/Screenplay2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Directing/Director2012 Darling Companion
Production/Producer2012 Darling Companion
Writing/Writer2012 Darling Companion
Production/Producer2007 In the Land of Women
Production/Executive Producer2007 The TV Set
Directing/Director2003 Dreamcatcher
Production/Producer2003 Dreamcatcher
Writing/Screenplay2003 Dreamcatcher
Directing/Director1999 Mumford
Production/Producer1999 Mumford
Writing/Writer1999 Mumford
Production/Producer1998 Home Fries
Directing/Director1995 French Kiss
Directing/Director1994 Wyatt Earp
Production/Producer1994 Wyatt Earp
Writing/Screenplay1994 Wyatt Earp
Production/Producer1992 The Bodyguard
Writing/Screenplay1992 The Bodyguard
Production/Executive Producer1991 Jumpin' at the Boneyard
Directing/Director1991 Grand Canyon
Production/Producer1991 Grand Canyon
Writing/Writer1991 Grand Canyon
Directing/Director1990 I Love You to Death
Production/Executive Producer1989 Immediate Family
Directing/Director1988 The Accidental Tourist
Production/Producer1988 The Accidental Tourist
Writing/Screenplay1988 The Accidental Tourist
Production/Producer1987 Cross My Heart
Directing/Director1985 Silverado
Production/Producer1985 Silverado
Writing/Screenplay1985 Silverado
Writing/Screenplay1983 Return of the Jedi
Directing/Director1983 The Big Chill
Production/Executive Producer1983 The Big Chill
Writing/Screenplay1983 The Big Chill
Writing/Writer1981 Continental Divide
Writing/Screenplay1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark
Directing/Director1981 Body Heat
Writing/Writer1981 Body Heat
Writing/Screenplay1980 The Empire Strikes Back

TV Shows/Series with Lawrence Kasdan as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2022 Light & Magic
Directing/Director2022 Light & Magic
Writing/Original Story1994 Montana Jones

Born: Friday, 01/14 1949 (January) in Miami, Florida (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 74 years + 74 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Languages: English (EN, native language)
Educated at: University of Michigan, Morgantown High School, The Center for Early Education
Spouses (current/former): Meg Kasdan
Other names for Lawrence Kasdan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Lawrence Edward Kasdan"
Lawrence Kasdan frequently works together with these people:
George Lucas (16x, Crew)
Charles Okun (10x, Crew)
Jonathan Kasdan (10x, Crew)
Carol Littleton (10x, Crew)
John Williams (8x, Crew)
Harrison Ford (7x, Actor)
Kevin Kline (7x, Actor)
Ben Burtt (7x, Crew)
Phil Tippett (7x, Crew)
Meg Kasdan (7x, Crew)
Marco Pagot (3x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3581, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/26/2023