Raffaella De Laurentiis

Producer, Production assistant, Production designer
This daughter of legendary film producer Dino De Laurentiis, has followed in producing highly commercial fare. Raffaella De Laurentiis earned her stripes working for her father before striking out on her own, with such ... Read more »
Born: 06/27/1954 in Italy

Filmography

Producer (26)

The Forbidden Kingdom 2008 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Last Legion 2007 (Movie)

(Producer)

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow 2004 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Dragonheart 2: A New Beginning 1999 (Movie)

(Producer)

Black Dog 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

Kull the Conqueror 1997 (Movie)

(Producer)

Daylight 1996 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Dragonheart 1996 (Movie)

(Producer)

Vanishing Son IV 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Trading Mom 1994 (Movie)

(Producer)

Vanishing Son 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Vanishing Son II 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Vanishing Son III 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Dragon: the Bruce Lee Story 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

Backdraft 1991 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Time Bomb 1991 (Movie)

(Producer)

Prancer 1989 (Movie)

(Producer)

Tai-Pan 1986 (Movie)

(Producer)

Conan the Destroyer 1984 (Movie)

(Producer)

Dune 1984 (Movie)

(Producer)

Conan the Barbarian 1982 (Movie)

(Producer)

Beyond the Reef 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

Prancer Returns (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Stealing Christmas (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Uprising (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Vanishing Son (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Production Management (2)

Kull the Conqueror 1997 (Movie)

(Unit Production Manager)

Dragon: the Bruce Lee Story 1993 (Movie)

(Unit Production Manager)
Actor (1)

Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff 2011 (Movie)

Herself (Actor)

Biography

This daughter of legendary film producer Dino De Laurentiis, has followed in producing highly commercial fare. Raffaella De Laurentiis earned her stripes working for her father before striking out on her own, with such Rob Cohen-directed features as "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story" (1993), "Dragonheart" and "Daylight" (both 1996).

Relationships

Dino Laurentiis

Father
divorced from De Laurentiis' mother in 1988

Martha Laurentiis

Step-Mother
married Dino De Laurentiis in April 1990

Federico Laurentiis

Brother

Francesca Laurentiis

Sister

Veronica Laurentiis

Sister

Carolyna Laurentiis

Half-Sister

Dina Laurentiis

Half-Sister

Luigi Laurentiis

Uncle
brother of Dino De Laurentiis

Aurelio Laurentiis

Cousin
son of Luigi De Laurentiis

Silvana Mangano Actor

Mother
divorced from De Laurentiis' father in 1988 died in December 1989

Dino de Laurentiis Producer

Father
Born Aug. 8, 1919; produced films including "King Kong" (1976) and "Hannibal" (2001)

EDUCATION

educated in Italy

Academy of Rome

Milestones

1997

Produced "Kull the Conquerer"

1996

Produced "Dragonheart" and "Daylight"; both directed by Rob Cohen

1994

Executive produced "Vanishing Son" movies for TV

1993

Produced "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story"; initial collaboration with director Rob Cohen

1988

Formed Raffaella Productions, Inc.

1987

Named president of production, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (appointed January; announced resignation in August)

1985

Produced first major American film to be shot in China, "Tai-Pan"

1981

Produced first feature, "Beyond the Reef"

1977

First job in production (as assistant), "Hurricane" (produced by father; released in 1979)

1975

Moved to Bora Bora to spend two years designing and supervising construction of the Hotel Marara, built to house the cast and crew of "Hurricane"

Began film career as a prop assistant and set dresser at age 15; advanced to art direction and costume design

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