Lawrence Turman (born November 28, 1926 in Los Angeles) is an American film producer.
|Known for||Director of The Peter Stark Producing Program|
|Awards||Nominated: Best Picture|
1967 The Graduate
Turman was nominated for an Academy Award for The Graduate (1967). He has also produced such films as Pretty Poison (1968), The Great White Hope (1970), The Thing (1982), Mass Appeal (1984), Short Circuit (1986), The River Wild (1994), and American History X (1998).
Turman is a member of the Producers Guild Hall of Fame, and is on the board of the Producers Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He currently serves as the director of The Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California.
Turman published the book So You Want to be a Producer with Three Rivers Press in 2005.
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- Hello Again, Mrs Robinson
- The 40th Academy Awards (1968) Nominees and Winner
- Canby, Vincent (June 25, 1982). "The Thing, Horror and Science Fiction". New York Times. Retrieved March 4, 2009.