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||April 14, 1950
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||New York City, New York, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Began career as editor/author of "The Rolling Stone History of the Sixties"
Worked for three years as editor of THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE
Joined Casablanca/Polygram as vice president of creative affairs
Moved to The David Geffen Company
Formed independent production company Hill/Obst Productions with producer Debra Hill
Struck own producing deal with Columbia Pictures and established Lynda Obst Productions in November
Co-authored the novel "Dirty Dreams" with Carol Wolper
Produced the hit romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle"
Signed long-term agreement with Fox
Served as producer on the romantic comedy "One Fine Day"
Renewed agreement with Fox
Produced the NBC miniseries "The 60's"
Signed three-year production deal with Paramount Pictures