Laura Ziskin

Executive, Producer, Director
Born: 03/03/1950 in San Fernando Valley, California, USA

Filmography

Producer (29)

Cancer, The Emperor of All Maladies 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Lee Daniels' The Butler 2013 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Amazing Spider-Man 2012 (Movie)

(Producer)

Stand Up to Cancer 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Stand Up To Cancer 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Road to the Oscars 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Spider-Man 3 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

The 79th Annual Academy Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Producer

Stealth 2005 (Movie)

(Producer)

Spider-Man 2 2004 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tarzan 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

On the Red Carpet: Oscars 2002 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Spider-Man 2002 (Movie)

(Producer)

The 74th Annual Academy Awards 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Producer

Fail Safe 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

As Good As It Gets 1997 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

To Die For 1995 (Movie)

(Producer)

Hero 1992 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Doctor 1991 (Movie)

(Producer)

What About Bob? 1991 (Movie)

(Producer)

Pretty Woman 1990 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

D.O.A. 1988 (Movie)

(Producer)

Everybody's All American 1988 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Rescue 1988 (Movie)

(Producer)

No Way Out 1987 (Movie)

(Producer)

Murphy's Romance 1985 (Movie)

(Producer)

One Cooks, the Other Doesn't 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Producer

Eyes of Laura Mars 1978 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Dinner With Friends (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Actor (3)

VH1 Goes Inside: Spider-Man 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Women on Top: Hollywood and Power 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

What Is a Producer? 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor
Writer (2)

Hero 1992 (Movie)

(From Story)

What About Bob? 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Director (1)

Oh, What a Day! 1914 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

Relationships

Mae Lee Ziskin

Mother

Kenneth Ziskin

Brother

Nina Ziskin

Sister

Randy Ziskin

Sister

Julian Barry

Husband
Divorced

Julia Barry

Daughter
Born in 1983 father, Julian Barry

Alvin Sargent Screenplay

Companion
Together from 1991 until her death in 2011

Jay Ziskin

Father
Was an expert on psychology and the law died in 1997 at age 77

EDUCATION

University of Southern California

Los Angeles , California 1973
Graduated from USC's School of Cinematic Arts

Milestones

2007

Once again produced the telecast of the Academy Awards

2002

Was first solo female producer of the annual telecast of the Academy Awards

2002

With Ian Bryce, served as producer on "Spider-Man"

2000

Served as a producer on the live TV broadcast of "Fail Safe" (CBS)

1999

Resigned from Fox 2000 on November 1; by December had signed three-year production deal with Columbia

1997

Executive produced the Oscar-nominated Best Picture, "As Good As It Gets"

1996

First Fox 2000 pictures released, "Courage Under Fire" and "One Fine Day"

1995

Produced Gus Van Sant's black satire, "To Die For"

1994

Named president of Fox 2000 Pictures

1994

Directoral debut, with short "Oh, What a Day! 1914" (Touchstone)

1992

First story credit, "Hero"; also produced

1991

Produced Bill Murray's comedy, "What About Bob?"

1990

First credit as executive producer, "Pretty Woman"

1988

Joined in a producing partnership with Ian Sander, produced two vehicles featuring Dennis Quaid, "D.O.A." and "Everybody's All American"

1985

First credit as producer, "Murphy's Romance"; starred Sally Field

1983

Produced TV-movie "One Cooks, the Other Doesn't" (CBS)

1978

First credit as associate producer, "The Eyes of Laura Mars" (Columbia)

Became a development executive

Began show business career as a writer for a game show

Formed Fogwood Films with Sally Field

Worked with Jon Peters on developing the 1976 remake of "A Star Is Born"

Formed Laura Ziskin Productions

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