Randal Kleiser Overview

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Born: July 20, 1946

A graduate of USC Film School, Randal Kleiser got his start as a director by helming episodes of Marcus Welby, M.D. and Starsky & Hutch before hitting a box office bonanza with his first feature, Grease. His vibrant direction perfectly captured the pep of the period -- and audiences, too. Young love was again the theme of his next film, the unbelievably shallow but very pretty Blue Lagoon (starring Brook Shields). Following that up with two more dull coming-of-age flicks, Summer Lovers... See All

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