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Anne Spielberg
Born (1949-12-25) December 25, 1949 (age 74)
  • Screenwriter
  • producer
Years active 1968–present
Parent(s) Arnold Spielberg (father)
Relatives Steven Spielberg (brother)
Kate Capshaw (sister-in-law)

Anne Spielberg (born December 25, 1949) is an American screenwriter and producer. The co-producer and co-writer of the screenplay for the 1988 movie Big, she is also the younger sister of film director Steven Spielberg.

Formative years

Born on December 25, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Anne Spielberg is a daughter of the late Arnold Spielberg, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Leah (Posner) Spielberg, and also the sister of filmmaker Steven Spielberg, Nancy Spielberg and Sue Spielberg.


After working for her brother's production company, Amblin Entertainment, Spielberg and her neighbor Gary Ross co-wrote the movie Big in 1988, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. She was also a co-producer on the film, along with noted television and film producer James L. Brooks. Spielberg was an uncredited co-writer of the film Small Soldiers (1998); it was inspired by the combination of Child's Play (1988) and Toy Story (1995).

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