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Melissa Marie Mathison
June 3, 1950
|Died||November 4, 2015
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Cause of death||Neuroendocrine cancer|
(m. 1983-2004, divorced)
She was best known for writing the screenplays for the movies The Black Stallion (1979); E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay; and Kundun (1997), a biographical-drama movie about the Dalai Lama, the exiled political and spiritual leader of Tibet.
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