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Facts About The Woman Responsible For All Of Your Favorite Movies Ever

She's produced films like E.T., Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, and Schindler's List...NBD, right?

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1. This is Kathleen Kennedy and she has produced over 60 films, which have collectively received 120 Academy Award nominations with 25 wins.

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And, no, she's not related to THAT Kennedy family.

2. In fact, she's produced four of the highest-grossing films in motion picture history ever: Jurassic Park, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and The Sixth Sense.


7. And here's just a sample of some of the other classic films from your childhood she's produced: The Goonies, Back to the Future (all three films), Gremlins, An American Tail, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and Hook, to name JUST a few.

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Director Bob Zemeckis, Michael J. Fox, and producers Kathy Kennedy, Steven Spielberg, and Frank Marshall on the set of Back to the Future.


9. In fact, Kennedy's resume is so impressive that George Lucas said she was the "obvious choice" to takeover his company Lucasfilm when he retired back in 2012.

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Lucas said, "for me, Kathy was the obvious choice, she is a trusted friend and one of the most respected producers and executives in the industry.”

11. As the head of Lucasfilm, Kennedy can now add all the Star Wars films since The Force Awakens to her producing belt, too.

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And I legitimately don't care if you loved them all or not, because that is one very impressive feat.


13. Kennedy first met Spielberg working as an assistant to screenwriter John Milius.

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At that time Milius was working as a producer on Spielberg's film 1941 and, from there, Spielberg hired Kennedy to work for him.