Melissa Mathison

Melissa Mathison

Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 4 Nov 2015 (aged 65)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 154619607 · View Source
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American Screenwriter and Writer. She was best known for writing the screenplay for 'E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial' in 1982, for which she received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Among other screenplays she wrote were 'The Black Stallion' (1979), 'Son of the Morning Star' (1991), 'The Indian in the Cupboard' (1995), 'Kundun' (1997) and 'Ponyo' (2008). From 1983 to 2004, she was married to actor Harrison Ford, with whom she has two children. Mathison died after a prolonged illness.

Bio by: Louis du Mort


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  • Originally Created by: Louis du Mort
  • Added: 4 Nov 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 154619607
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