Happy Birthday writer Melissa Mathison (1950–2015)

melissamathison.jpgHappy Birthday screenwriter Melissa Mathison (1950–2015)

Born: Melissa Marie Mathison
June 3, 1950 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Died: November 4, 2015 (age 65) in Los Angeles, California, USA

Married to: Harrison Ford (14 March 1983 – 6 January 2004) (divorced) (2 children)

She is known for her work as the screenwriter for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Kundun (1997) and Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983).

Was babysitter for Francis Ford Coppola and Eleanor Coppola’s children.