|The Crusaders||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies||2006 2005 - 2006||Actor||Interviewee||20067|
|Seabiscuit||2003||Actor||Pimlico Track Announcer||20037|
|The Hunger Games||2012||Director||n/a||4|
|The 74th Annual Academy Awards||2002 2001 - 2002||Segment Director||("In Memoriam")||1|
|Trial and Error||1997||Producer||n/a||3|
|The Tale of Despereaux||2008||Producer||n/a||3|
|The High Life||1990 1989 - 1990||Producer||n/a||3|
|Z for Zachariah||2014||Executive Producer||n/a||1|
|The Hunger Games||2012||Screenplay||n/a||1|
|The Tale of Despereaux||2008||Screenplay||(adaptation/rewrite)||1|
|Wrote, produced and directed the drama "Seabiscuit"; received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Dramatic Picture; nominated by the Directors Guild of America for Outstanding Directorial Achievement; Received an Academy Award nomination for Best Screenpla|
|With Anne Spielberg, co-scripted and co-produced "Big"; received Best Original Screenplay Academy Award nomination|
|Picked up second Oscar nomination for solo screenwriting effort, the comedy "Dave"; made a cameo as a policeman|
|Feature acting debut, "Crackers"|
|Helmed the feature adaptation of "The Hunger Games"; also co-wrote screenplay with Billy Ray and book's author Suzanne Collins|
|Wrote draft of screenplay for "Mr. Gadget"|
|Reportedly did uncredited work on the screenplay for "The Flintstones"|
|First produced script, a segment of HBO's horror anthology "The Hitchhiker"|
|Feature directorial debut, "Pleasantville"; also wrote and produced|
|Collaborated on the screenplay for Fred Schepisi's "Mr. Baseball"|
|Contributed to the screenplay for "Lassie"|
|Wrote and produced the animated feature "The Tale of Despereaux"|
|Was one of the producers of "Trial and Error"|
|Arthur Ross||Father||wrote "Creature From the Black Lagoon" (1954), "The Great Race" (1965); earned an Oscar nomination for "Brubaker" (1980); blacklisted during the McCarthy era; founded the Hollywood branch of the Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy in the late 1950s|
|Gail Ross||Mother||born on October 29, 1920; died of cancer in March 1997; "Pleasantville" is dedicated to her|
|University of Pennsylvania|
|An outspoken liberal who wrote speeches for Michael Dukakis and Bill Clinton, Ross made no secret of modeling the heartless president in "Dave" (1993) after Ronald Reagan.|
|"Bob Dole wanted to build a bridge to the past, and many people are in love with a past that I don't think ever existed – one that was devoid of conflict or poverty or strife. As a culture, there's a need to do that now, to mythologize. It's like telling ourselves big, 3-D lies because we don't want to face the consequences of what a big society is." – Ross to The Los Angeles Times, Sept. 20, 1998|
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