Dawn Steel

Dawn Leslie Steel (August 19, 1946 – December 20, 1997) was an American film studio executive and producer. She was one of the first women to run a major Hollywood film studio,[1] rising through the ranks of merchandising and production to head Columbia Pictures in 1987.[2][3][4]

Dawn Steel
Born(1946-08-19)August 19, 1946
The Bronx, New York, United States
DiedDecember 20, 1997(1997-12-20) (aged 51)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Alma materBoston University
New York University
OccupationFilm studio executive
Film producer
Years active1979–1997
Known forFlashdance
Top Gun
Fatal Attraction
Notable workThey Can Kill You But They Can't Eat You
Spouse(s)Ronnie Rothstein
Charles Roven
(1985–1997; her death)
Parent(s)Nat Steel
Lillian Steel

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