Today we celebrate the birthday of one of the most powerful women in Hollywood today: Kathleen Kennedy.
She was born on this day, June the 5th, in Berkely, California, USA and went to Hollywood (and met with Steven Spielberg) in 1978 as an assistant to John Milius, for his contribution to Spielberg's comedy-extravaganza 1941.
A year later she became associate to Steven on his next film Raiders of the Lost Ark, after which she rose to the position of (executive) producer on a lot of Spielberg (directed) films and even more films he went on to executive produce himself.
On the set of Raiders she met the man she married in 1987: Frank Marshall.
In 1981 she co-founded Amblin Entertainment, together with Marshall and Spielberg, a partnership that lasted until 1992 (when Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald stepped in),
On the set of Jurassic Park
I could write a lot more about her, but let the pictures speak for themselves.
At E.T.'s 20th birthday
With (slightly) bearded filmmaker Steven Spielberg
Another shot with Steven Spielberg
At the Lucy Crystal Awards.
On the set of Seabiscuit
Kathleen with another bearded filmmaker
Posing with co-star Yoda.
Happy Birthday Kathleen, and May the Force be With You for a long, long time.
The Bearded Trio - The Site For Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and John Williams
THE BEARDED TRIO ON FACEBOOK
THE BEARDED TRIO ON TWITTER
THE BEARDED TRIO ON GOOGLE+
THE BEARDED TRIO ON PINTEREST
CLICK HERE FOR FACTS ON STEVEN SPIELBERG
CLICK HERE FOR FACTS ON GEORGE LUCAS
CLICK HERE FOR FACTS ON JOHN WILLIAMS