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David Lester

David Lester

David Lester is a film business veteran of nearly three decades, having begun his career as a production manager on the original Star Wars and most recently serving as executive producer on Ron Shelton's Hollywood Homicide.

A longtime associate of Shelton's, Lester produced the director's hit golfing comedy Tin Cup, as well as the critically respected baseball bio-pic Cobb and the box office smash White Men Can't Jump. He served as executive producer on Shelton's directorial debut, Bull Durham, consistently voted among the best sports movies of all time. The two also worked together on Play to the Bone, with Antonio Banderas and Woody Harrelson, and Blaze, starring Paul Newman and Lolita Davidovich (both of which he executive-produced and directed second unit).

Among Lester's other distinguished credits as executive producer are Air Force One and The Shawshank Redemption. He also produced the feature Sibling Rivalry, co-produced Lord of the Flies and recently worked on the remake of The Time Machine.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

David Lester Facts

OccupationProducer

Selected Filmography

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