Gale Anne Hurd Biography (1955-)

Born October 25, 1955, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Frank E. (an investor)and Lolita (maiden name, Espiau; also known as Lolita Jordan) Hurd; marriedJames Cameron (a director, producer, and writer), 1985 (divorced, 1989); married Brian De Palma (a producer, director, and writer), July 21 (some sourcescite July 20), 1991 (divorced); married Jonathan Hensleigh (a producer and writer); children: (second marriage) Lolita. Addresses: Office: ValhallaMotion Pictures, 8530 Wilshire Blvd., 4th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.; Agent: Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Producer, writer
Birth Details
October 25, 1955
Los Angeles, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Executive Producer
  • Tremors (also known as Beneath Perfection), Universal, 1990
  • Downtown (also known as Downtowners), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (also known as T2 and T2--Terminator 2: Judgment Day), TriStar, 1991
  • Producer
  • (With Roger Corman), Smokey Bites the Dust, New World, 1981
  • (With James Cameron and William Wisher, Jr.), The Terminator, Orion, 1984
  • Aliens, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • (With Richard Kobritz), Alien Nation (also known as Future Tense and Outer Heat), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • Bad Dreams, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1988
  • The Abyss, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1989
  • The Waterdance, Samuel Goldwyn Company, 1991
  • Raising Cain, Universal, 1992
  • No Escape (also known as Escape from Absolom), Savoy Pictures, 1994
  • Safe Passage, New Line Cinema, 1994
  • The Ghost and the Darkness, Paramount, 1996
  • The Relic (also known as Das Relikt), Paramount, 1996
  • Switchback (also known as Going West and Going West in America), Paramount, 1996
  • Dante's Peak, Universal, 1997
  • Dead Man on Campus, Paramount, 1998
  • Armageddon, Buena Vista, 1998
  • Virus, MCA/Universal, 1999
  • Dick (also known as Dick, les coulisses de la presidence),Columbia/TriStar, 1999
  • Clockstoppers, Paramount, 2002
  • Other
  • Production assistant, Alligator, 1980
  • Production assistant, Humanoids from the Deep (also known as Humanoids of the Deep, Monster, and Monsters), Concorde, 1980
  • Assistant production manager, Battle beyond the Stars, New World,1980
  • Executive consultant, Tremors 2: Aftershocks, 1995
  • Film Appearances
  • Herself, Virus: Ghost in the Machine, Universal Studios Home Video, 1999
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Production coordinator, The Georgia Peaches, 1980
  • Producer, Cast a Deadly Spell, HBO, 1991
  • Executive producer, Witch Hunt, HBO, 1994
  • Executive producer, Sugartime, HBO, 1995
  • Series
  • Creative consultant, Alien Nation, Fox, 1989-1991
  • Executive producer, Adventure Inc. (also known as The UltimateAdventure Company), 2002
  • Miniseries
  • Executive producer, The Black Whip, Fox, 1993
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • The New Hollywood, NBC, 1990
  • The Whole World Is Watching, E! Entertainment Television, 1992
  • Masters of Fantasy: Stan Winston, Sci-Fi Channel, 1997
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With James Cameron and William Wisher, Jr.) The Terminator, Orion, 1984

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Volumes 7-26, Gale, 1992
    Periodicals
    • American Film, June, 1989
    • People, August 11, 1986
    • Time, July 28, 1986
    • Variety, June 22, 1998, p. 4

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