Martha De Laurentiis

Martha De Laurentiis (born 10 July 1954 as Martha Schumacher) is an American film producer. She was credited as Martha Schumacher until 1995.

She is known for producing films such as Breakdown, Hannibal and Red Dragon with her late husband Dino De Laurentiis, and TV series Hannibal.[1][2] In 1980, she and Dino De Laurentiis founded the production company the Dino De Laurentiis Company, and she is currently the company's chairman.[3]

With her husband Dino, whom she married in 1990, she had two daughters, Carolyna and Dina.

De Laurentiis was a jury member at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.[4]

On December 16, 2017, she was awarded an honorary doctorate of humanities by her alma mater, Ball State University.[5]


  1. ^ "Martha De Laurentiis". NBC.
  2. ^ "Berlin Film Festival Reveals International Jury Members, Includes Matthew Weiner". Variety.
  3. ^ Martha De Laurentiis – Chairman of De Laurentiis Company,, access date 16 February 2015
  4. ^ Jury,, access date 16 February 2015
  5. ^ "Board keeps emphasis on quality, affordability". Retrieved 2018-01-05.

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