Lawrence Kasdan Overview

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Born: January 14, 1949

Born in Miami Beach, Florida and raised in West Virginia, Lawrence Kasdan attended the University of Michigan with plans to become an English teacher. He soon realized that he enjoyed writing more than teaching however, so instead, he went on to become a copywriter for an ad agency. After winning several awards for his commercials, he moved on to screenwriting, selling his first script, The Bodyguard in 1976 (although it wasn't made into a film until 1992). His first credit came as one of the... See All

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