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Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Producer ...
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Began career as a trainee and publicist for United Artists
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Joined Paramount Pictures as marketing/production liason director
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Promoted to executive director of publishing, motion picture division, Paramount (New York)
1980:
Promoted to vice-president, West Coast marketing, at Paramount
1982:
Promoted to vice-president, production at Paramount
1984:
Joined 20th Century-Fox as executive vice-president, production
1986:
Established Laurence Mark Productions at Fox
1987:
Produced first feature, "Black Widow"
1989:
Produced first TV movie, "Sweet Bird of Youth"
1989:
Moved Laurence Mark Productions to Walt Disney Studios
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Produced the L.A. stage production "Brooklyn Laundry," co-starring Woody Harrelson and Glenn Close
1996:
Earned an Oscar Nomination for "Jerry Maguire"; co-produced with James L Brooks, Richard Sakai and Cameron Crowe
1996:
Broadway producing debut, "Big"
1997:
Executive produced the Oscar-nominated "As Good As It Gets," directed by Brooks
1998:
Produced "The Object of My Affection"
1998:
In April, signed a three-year film and television production deal with Columbia Pictures
2000:
Produced the Gus Van Sant directed, "Finding Forrester"
2001:
Produced "Riding in Cars with Boys," starring Drew Barrymore
2006:
Produced the award winning feature, "Dreamgirls," adapted from the 1981 Broadway musical of the same name
2007:
Produced the thriller, "The Lookout"; directed by Scott Frank

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