Fast Facts

  • Father was a district judge in Shasta County, CA.
  • Started working at a local San Diego television station, KCST, during her senior year of college.
  • Worked as a production assistant for screenwriter John Milius on 1941 (1979); she met director Steven Spielberg on the set.
  • Founded Amblin Entertainment with Spielberg and her husband, producer Frank Marshall, in 1981.
  • Sponsors the Kathleen Kennedy Production Grant at her alma mater, San Diego State University, to lend financial assistance to student films.

Awards

  • 1999, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 1982, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 1985, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 2012, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Film: Nominee
  • 2003, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, Emmy — Outstanding Made for Television Movie: Nominee
  • 1999, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Film: Nominee
  • 2007, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Film not in the English Language: Nominee
  • 1982, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Film: Nominee
  • 2011, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Film: Nominee
  • 2005, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 2012, Oscar — Best Motion Picture of the Year: Nominee
  • 2000, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Foreign Film: Nominee

Relationships

  • Connie Kennedy — Sister
  • Lillian Dione Marshall — Daughter
  • Frank Marshall — Husband
  • Dede Kennedy — Mother
  • Meghan Marshall — Daughter
  • Dana Middleton-Silberstein — Sister
  • Donald R. Kennedy — Father

College

  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (BS in Television, Film and New Media, 1979)

Details

  • Birth Place: Berkeley, CA
  • Birthday: June 5, 1953, Gemini
  • Profession: Producer
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