Laurie MacDonald
Born (1953-12-19) December 19, 1953 (age 70)
OccupationFilm producer
Years active1994-present
SpouseWalter F. Parkes

Laurie MacDonald (born December 19, 1953) is an American film producer. She is married to Walter F. Parkes. MacDonald and Parkes helped build the original DreamWorks SKG, where Parkes served as the head of its motion picture division.[1][2][3][4][5] After their time at DreamWorks, they founded their own production company, Parkes + MacDonald.[6]




Executive producer


Executive producer


  1. ^ Lyman, Rick (2001-06-05). "DreamWorks Names Chief Of Production". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  2. ^ "DreamWorks Film Executive Leaves". Los Angeles Times. 1999-07-31. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  3. ^ "Parkes and MacDonald Renew DreamWorks Deal". 2000-05-23. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  4. ^ Masters, Kim (2007-01-29). "What's Wrong with DreamWorks?". Esquire. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  5. ^ Siegel, Tatiana (2008-11-12). "Producer pair in DreamWorks pact". Variety. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  6. ^ "Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald on New 'Malala' Doc, Feminist Barbie and a Revived 'Men in Black' (Sans Will Smith)". The Hollywood Reporter. 24 September 2015. Retrieved 2020-04-14.