1.This is Kathleen Kennedy and she has produced over 60 films, which have collectively received 120 Academy Award nominations with 25 wins.
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.
8.But, she's also produced some more ~serious~ films like The Color Purple, The Bridges of Madison County, Schindler's List, The Sixth Sense, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Munich, and Lincoln.
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.
10.And he asked her if she'd be his replacement over lunch.
11.As the head of Lucasfilm, Kennedy can now add all the Star Wars films since The Force Awakens to her producing belt, too.
12.Kennedy's history with Spielberg and Lucas goes all the way back to Raiders of the Lost Ark.
13.Kennedy first met Spielberg working as an assistant to screenwriter John Milius.