"She was a trail-blazer. She was a woman's woman. I'd known her for 18 years, and the last time I saw her she was as vibrant and as warm as ever. That's the memory I hold."
Stand Up 2 Cancer
Laura Ziskin, a trailblazer among femme film producers and a forceful advocate for health and environmental issues, died Sunday of breast cancer at her home in Santa Monica, Calif. She was 61.
Friday's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon has raised more than $80 million in pledges to fund medical research and treatments for the disease.
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The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M Fox
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M Universal Pictures
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M Warner Brothers
Laura Linney, Terrence Howard, Jim Parsons, Seth Rogen, Reese Witherspoon and Stevie Wonder are among the dozens of celebrities who have committed to appearing on the multinetwork Stand Up to Cancer…
"When my husband, Jay, was diagnosed, I was pulling my hair out, trying to find out everything I could about colon cancer," recalls CBS anchor Katie Couric. "I was so lost and felt so alone when my…
Oscarcast producer Joanna Dillon died in an accident June 14 in Los Angeles. She was 58.
ABC, CBS and NBC will simulcast the second live Stand Up to Cancer telethon at 8 p.m. Sept. 10.
Laura Ziskin is a film producer best known for her work with the "Spider-Man" movies. She also produced the 79th Annual Academy Awards in 2007 and the Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon in 2008.