Death of Melissa Mathison

November 4, 2015
Los Angeles, California | Age 65

Oscar-nominated screenwriter of 'E.T.'...
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Melissa Mathison, who was Oscar-nominated for original screenplay for Steven Spielberg's "E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial" and also wrote "The Black Stallion," died Wednesday in Los Angeles after an illness, her brother Dirk Mathison confirmed, according to Variety. .For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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