Summary: co-author of the classic 1979 horror movie Halloween who rose through Hollywood's ranks to become a pioneering woman producer and formed the independent production company that made the films Adventures in Babysitting and The Fisher King, who also made Gross Anatomy for Walt Disney Pictures and short films for the Walt Disney theme park, and who was working on a film about the last two men pulled from the rubble of the Twin Towers after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Cause of Death: Cancer
Born: November 10, 1950
Died: March 7, 2005
Location: Los Angeles, California