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Frank Wilton Marshall is a four-time Academy Award-nominated American movie producer and director, often working in collaboration with his wife, Kathleen Kennedy, with whom he founded Amblin Entertainment, along with Steven Spielberg. He is also a partner with Kennedy in The Kennedy/Marshall Company, a film production company formed in 1991, which presently has a contract with Universal Pictures. He is one of the producers for the film The Last Airbender.

Selected other credits

Television work


Biographical information

Personal life

Marshall was born in Glendale to composer Jack Marshall. The first few years of his life was spent in Van Nuys, California, before moving to Newport Beach, where he attended Newport Harbor High School.

An athletic person, Marshall is also a former VP member of the Board of Directors and member of the Executive Committee of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC). Marshall was awarded the Olympic Shield in 2005 and inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame class of 2008 for his years of service to the USOC.

He married Kathleen Kennedy in 1987 and has had two children with her.


  • 2012: Won a Christopher Award for War Horse (Feature Films)
  • 2009: Won an AFI Award for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (Movie of the Year)
  • 2009: Won a Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2008: Won a PGA Lifetime Achievement Award (Motion Pictures)
  • 1993: Won an Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films George Pal Memorial Award
  • 1990: Won a Wise Owl Award for Dad (Television and Theatrical Film Fiction)
  • 1989: Won a David Award for Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Best Foreign Producer (Migliore Produttore Straniero))
  • 1987: Won a Christopher Award for Empire of the Sun (Best Picture)
  • 1982: Won a ShoWest Award (Producer of the Year)
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