Kasdan, Lawrence: Not Nominated for Directing Oscar, but Nominees in Other Categories

Lawrence Edward Kasdan was on born January 14, 1949.

A director and producer, he is best known as co-writer of The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens, and Solo.

He has been nominated for three Oscars: twice for Best Original Screenplay for The Big Chill (1983) and Grand Canyon (1991), and once for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Accidental Tourist (1988).

The Big Chill and The Accidental Tourist were nominated for (but did not win) the Best Picture Oscar in their respective years.