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Born: June 28, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Italy Profession: producer, assistant costume designer, production assistant, production designer

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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).

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).

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Began film career as a prop assistant and set dresser at age 15; advanced to art direction and costume design
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"
1977:
First job in production (as assistant), "Hurricane" (produced by father; released in 1979)
1981:
Produced first feature, "Beyond the Reef"
1985:
Produced first major American film to be shot in China, "Tai-Pan"
1987:
Named president of production, De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (appointed January; announced resignation in August)
1988:
Formed Raffaella Productions, Inc.
1993:
Produced "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story"; initial collaboration with director Rob Cohen
1994:
Executive produced "Vanishing Son" movies for TV
1996:
Produced "Dragonheart" and "Daylight"; both directed by Rob Cohen
1997:
Produced "Kull the Conquerer"
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Education

Academy of Rome: -

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father:
Dino De Laurentiis. Survived him.
father:
Dino De Laurentiis. Producer. Divorced from De Laurentiis' mother in 1988.
mother:
Silvana Mangano. Actor. Divorced from De Laurentiis' father in 1988; died in December 1989.
mother:
Silvana Mangano. Had three.
step-mother:
Martha De Laurentiis. Had three children.
step-mother:
Martha De Laurentiis. Producer. Married Dino De Laurentiis in April 1990.
uncle:
Luigi De Laurentiis. Producer. Brother of Dino De Laurentiis.
uncle:
Luigi De Laurentiis. Had 13; only seven survived to adulthood; Formby was the fourth child and eldest survivor.
cousin:
Aurelio De Laurentiis. Producer. Son of Luigi De Laurentiis.
cousin:
Aurelio De Laurentiis. Saloon keeper. Irish immigrant.
brother:
Federico De Laurentiis. Producer. Died in 1981.
brother:
Federico De Laurentiis. Had two; survived him.
sister:
Veronica De Laurentiis. Has four.
sister:
Francesca De Laurentiis. Survived by ten nieces and nephews.
half-sister:
Carolyna De Laurentiis. Irish immigrant who had 13 children, John Ford the youngest.
half-sister:
Dina De Laurentiis. Formerly nephew; adopted at age 4 in 1992.
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