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