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Laurie MacDonald was born on December 19, 1953 in the USA. She is a producer, known for Men in Black (1997), The Kite Runner (2007) and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007). She has been married to Walter F. Parkes since 1983. They have two children. See full bio »


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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Men in Black Producer
The Kite Runner Producer
Flight Producer


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  Gladiator 2 (producer) (announced)
  Sneakers (TV Series) (producer) (announced)
 2020 Barbie (producer) (announced)
  The Good Spy (producer) (pre-production)
 2019 Men in Black: International (producer)
 2018 Free Solo (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2017 Tulip Fever (executive producer)
 2017 Rings (producer - produced by)
 2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses (producer)
 2015 Warrior (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 He Named Me Malala (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 The Slap (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Ritchie (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Rosie (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Aisha (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Connie (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Manolis (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Crossbones (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Crossbones (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Blackbeard (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Beggarman (2014) ... (executive producer)
- A Hole in the Head (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Return (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2012/I Flight (producer)
 2012 Men in Black 3 (producer)
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks (producer)
 2009 The Uninvited (producer)
 2008 The Burning Plain (producer)
 2007 The Kite Runner (executive producer)
 2007 The Lookout (executive producer)
 2005 The Legend of Zorro (producer)
 2005 Just Like Heaven (producer)
 2005 The Island (executive producer)
 2005 The Ring Two (producer)
 2004 The Terminal (producer)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (executive producer)
 2002 The Ring (producer)
 2002 The Tuxedo (executive producer)
 2002 Men in Black II (producer)
 2002 The Time Machine (executive producer)
 1997-2001 Men in Black: The Series (TV Series) (executive producer - 53 episodes)
- The Endgame Syndrome: Part 2 (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Endgame Syndrome: Part 1 (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Zero to Superhero Syndrome (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Breaking News Syndrome (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Virtual Crossfire Syndrome (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2000 Gladiator (executive producer)
 1998 The Mask of Zorro (executive producer)
 1997 Amistad (executive producer)
 1997 The Peacemaker (executive producer - as Laurie Macdonald)
 1997 Men in Black (producer)
 1996 The Trigger Effect (executive producer)
 1996/I Twister (executive producer)
 1995 How to Make an American Quilt (executive producer)
 1994 Birdland (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Lower Than the Angels (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Sons and Mudders (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Grand Delusion (1994) ... (executive producer)
- O.C.D.P.D. Blue (1994) ... (executive producer)
- Plan B (1994) ... (executive producer)
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Laurie and her husband Walter Parkes are production executives at DreamWorks Pictures, in addition to being producers. They wield so much power, a rival executive once told a reporter that if you wanted your film produced at DreamWorks, offer to add Walter and Laurie as producers. Parkes denies this claim. See more »

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