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Laurie MacDonald

Sonoma State​

B.A. English (1976)
  • Oscar-winning producer of American Beauty, Gladiator, and A Beautiful Mind.
  • Produced the comedy Men in Black, the most successful film of 1997.
  • Ran DreamWorks Pictures with her husband, Walter Parkes, until 2005, when they established their own production company.

Notable CSU Alumni in entertainment & media

entertainment & media