Lauren Shuler Donner ( Richard Donner Wife ) is an American film producer know all about her in this article as like her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children , Education and Biography
|Name||Lauren Shuler Donner|
|Birthdate ( Age)||23 June 1949|
|Place of Birth||Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
|Wife/Partner||Richard Donner (m. 1986)|
|Profession||American director and producer|
|Net Worth||$100 million|
Lauren Shuler Donner and Husband Richard Donner
Lauren Shuler Donner is an American film producer, who specializes in mainstream youth and family-oriented entertainment. She owned The Donners’ Company with her late husband, director Richard Donner. Her films have grossed about $7.5 billion worldwide, mostly due to the X-Men film series.
Early life and Family
Donner was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She is the daughter of a wholesale distributor and a housewife. She was raised in Cleveland, where she took on photography and frequently went to the movies with a cousin. She studied film at Boston University, specializing in production and editing. Following the advice of a teacher, she moved to Los Angeles in hopes of entering the entertainment industry.
As Donner worked in Los Angeles as an assistant editor of educational and medical films. A chance meeting at NBC headquarters led her to leave her data there. In 1973, the network invited Shuler to a vacation relief program filling in for employees on vacation. She worked on many jobs, but decided that the best for her would be as a camera operator due to her photography experience. After being taught about cameras by the crew of The Tonight Show, Shuler asked NBC to work on the local news.
Lauren Shuler Donner Husband
Lauren Shuler Donner married with Richard Donner in 1986.Lauren Diane Shuler Donner is an American film maker , who focuses on mainstream youth and family-oriented entertainment. She owned The Donners’ Company together with her late husband, director Richard Donner. Her films have grossed about $7.5 billion worldwide, mostly thanks to the X-Men film series.
Richard Donner Net Worth
Lauren Shuler Donner is an American film producer, who specializes in mainstream youth and family-oriented entertainment who has an estimated Net Worth of $100 million in 2021.
While working at Motown, Donner became a personal friend of National Lampoon writer John Hughes, and convinced him to write a script that would become her feature film producing debut, the 1983 comedy hit Mr. Mom, starring Michael Keaton.The following year she persuaded Richard Donner to direct Ladyhawke, and the two fell in love, marrying a year after the film was released, 1985. She produced only two more of her husband’s movies, Radio Flyer (1992), and Timeline (2003).
She said their professional relationship helped her learn how to work on action films: “if I hadn’t seen how he did action movies, I wouldn’t have had the wherewithal to even pursue an X-Men or a Constantine”.Her experience with Schumacher and Hughes led them to invite her to produce St. Elmo’s Fire (1985) and Pretty in Pink (1986), both seminal films of the Brat Pack period.
Donner had a particularly successful year in 1993 overseeing two solid hits: Dave, a homespun political comedy, and Free Willy, a family film about a boy and his whale.Shuler Donner produced You’ve Got Mail in 1998. While Donner has credits in all X-Men films.
The last ones she actually produced were X-Men: Days of Future Past and Deadpool; Simon Kinberg took over the later films so Donner could instead make the TV show Legion,with Donner only receiving producer credit out of loyalty.
Some of her family films include She’s The Man in 2006 and Hotel For Dogs 2009. Shuler Donner produced The Secret Life of Bees in 2008 based on Sue Monk Kidd’s best selling book which she is turning into a musical.
Awards and honors
Donner has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008, right next to her husband’s. In 2006, Donner was awarded the Women in Film Crystal Award along with Jennifer Lopez and Diane Warren.She received an honorary Doctorate of Human Letters degree from Boston University in 2019 and was the Commencement Speaker for COM at Boston University.
She and Richard Donner were honored by The American Cancer Society in 2006. The Donners were given The Loop Award by LupusLA in 2008. The Donners were also given a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Ojai Film Festival in November 2008. In 2013, the Donners were honored by The Women’s Guild of Cedar Sinai Medical Center.