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Laura Ziskin
Born Laura Ellen Ziskin
(1950-03-03)March 3, 1950
San Fernando Valley, California, United States
Died June 12, 2011(2011-06-12) (aged 61)
Santa Monica, California, United States
Cause of death Breast cancer
Occupation Film producer
Years active 1976–2011
Spouse(s) Julian Barry (divorced)
Alvin Sargent (m. 2010–2011; her death)
Children Julia Barry

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004.
When I was diagnosed I didn't know how epidemic cancer was. You find out that everybody you know is touched by this disease.
Laura Ziskin
I describe myself as someone who was always putting on a show, even when I was a little girl. I wanted to be an actress but I liked organizing everybody and putting on plays. I was a producer.
Laura Ziskin
For me as a filmmaker, I do the projects I'm really excited about.
You know I'm proud that I was able to develop and produce movies that I wanted to make.
Laura Ziskin
What's great about making movies is the sort of additive process of bringing people together and having an idea and watching the idea be added to and at the end you have this thing.
Laura Ziskin