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Melissa Mathison

Melissa Mathison Melissa Mathison is a screenwriter who writes screen plays for the film and television. She is a renowned American screenwriter. She is born on the June 3, 1950.

Biography and Career:

Melissa Mathison is born on June 3, 1950. He is sometimes called as Josh Rogan. She is an American screenwriter for films and television soaps.

She is a famous American screenwriter. She was noted for his extraordinary talent for science fiction and uncommon sort of screenwriting. She wrote screen plays for movies like E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. E.T got popular and the success of the film made her popular too. For this movie she was nominated for Oscar awards in the category Best Original Screenplay.

E.T. is an 1882 science fiction movie that was directed by Steven Spielberg. The film was written by Melissa Mathison and it was a movie in which there are stars like Drew Barrymore, Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace and Robert MacNaughton. The concept of E.T came from Spielberg who crated this imaginary friend of him after his parents got divorced in 1960. In the year 1980 when he met Melissa he along with Melissa conceptualized the character after the recent science fictions. Spielberg started to work with the story of Melissa once it was finished. The budget of the film was US$10.5 million . The film was a success after its release.

Melissa also received the nomination of Oscar in the category Best Original Screenplay for writing the story of the 1997 movie Kundun. The story of the movie was the biographical story of Dalai Lama, the exiled leader in the spheres of politics and religion of the Tibetan people. It was basically an autobiographical melodrama.

Melissa married the famous and popular actor Harrison Ford. They were married in the year 1983 but that marriage was broken in 2004. They had two children together.

Why do we like Melissa Mathison?

We like her for her screen writing.

Why is Melissa Mathison Famous?

She is a renowned American screenwriter.

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Date Added: 04 March '10

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