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Leslie Dixon

Leslie Dixon previously worked with director Mark Waters when she co-wrote the screenplay for the 2003 comedy hit Freaky Friday, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan. Dixon is currently working on the big screen adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which itself was taken from John Waters' original 1988 film.

Dixon made her feature film writing debut on the 1987 comedy Outrageous Fortune, starring Bette Midler and Shelley Long, under the direction of Arthur Hiller. Also that year, she wrote the romantic comedy Overboard, starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell.

Her other film writing credits include the acclaimed remake of the romantic thriller The Thomas Crown Affair, pairing Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo; the hit comedy Mrs. Doubtfire, starring Robin Williams and Sally Field; and Pay It Forward, based on the book by Catherine Ryan Hyde, and starring Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt and Haley Joel Osment.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.

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