|Place of birth:||:||New York City, New York, USA|
Laurence Mark is an American film producer. He produced Dreamgirls, starring Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Eddie Murphy, and Jennifer Hudson and written and directed by Bill Condon, which received three Golden Globe Awards, including one for Best Picture (Musical or Comedy), as well as eight Academy Award nominations, winning two of them. Mark also received an Academy Award nomination for producing Best Picture nominee Jerry Maguire, and he was executive producer of As Good as It Gets, and Working Girl, both Academy Award nominees for Best Picture. Most recently, Mark produced Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams and written and directed by Nora Ephron, and he and Bill Condon were the producers of the 81st Annual Academy Awards.