Lawrence Kasdan

Kasdan at the 2015 [[San Diego Comic-Con]] Lawrence Edward Kasdan (born January 14, 1949) is an American filmmaker. He is the co-writer of the ''Star Wars'' films ''The Empire Strikes Back'' (1980), ''Return of the Jedi'' (1983), ''The Force Awakens'' (2015), and ''Solo: A Star Wars Story'' (2018). He also wrote ''Raiders of the Lost Ark'' (1981) and ''The Bodyguard'' (1992), and is the writer-director of ''Body Heat'' (1981), ''The Big Chill'' (1983), ''Silverado'' (1985), ''The Accidental Tourist'' (1988), and ''Dreamcatcher'' (2003).

Kasdan is known for updating old Hollywood genres—film noir, science fiction, westerns—in a classical dramatic style with quick-witted dialogue, but dealing with contemporary social themes. As a director, he has made various personal films that examine characters and generations.

Kasdan has been nominated for four Academy Awards: as a producer for Best Picture nominee ''The Accidental Tourist'', for which he was also nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay, and for Best Original Screenplay for both ''The Big Chill'' and ''Grand Canyon'' (1991). He has often collaborated with his wife, Meg Kasdan, his brother, Mark Kasdan, and his two sons: Jonathan Kasdan and Jake Kasdan. He has frequently cast Kevin Kline and William Hurt in his films. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Kasdan, Lawrence, 1949-
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    by Black, Campbell
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    by Kahn, James
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    by Kahn, James
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    by Kahn, James
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    Published 1980
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