The Jurassic Park Franchise in History

Events in Film & TV

Film Release

1993-06-11 "Jurassic Park", directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum opens, sets box office weekend record of $502 million

  • 1997-05-19 "The Lost World: Jurassic Park", directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Jeff Goldblum and Julianne Moore, premieres in the US

Film Premiere

2001-07-16 "Jurassic Park III", starring Sam Neill and William H Macy, premieres in the US

Birthdays in Film & TV

Richard AttenboroughRichard Attenborough (1923-2014)

1923-08-29 English actor and director (Gandhi, Jurassic Park, Young Winston), born in Cambridge, England

Sam NeillSam Neill (75 years old)

1947-09-14 New Zealand actor (Jurassic Park, Dead Calm, The Piano), born in Omagh, Northern Ireland

  • 1947-09-29 Martin Ferrero, American actor (Jurassic Park), born in Brookport, New York

Jeff GoldblumJeff Goldblum (70 years old)

1952-10-22 American actor (The Fly; Jurassic Park; Independence Day), and jazz pianist (The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra), born in West Homestead, Pennsylvania

Kathleen KennedyKathleen Kennedy (69 years old)

1953-06-05 American film producer (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park) President of Lucasfilm (2012-), born in Berkeley, California

Laura DernLaura Dern (56 years old)

1967-02-10 American actress (Jurassic Park, Mask, Smooth Talk), born in Los Angeles, California

Joseph MazzelloJoseph Mazzello (39 years old)

1983-09-21 American actor (Jurassic Park, The Pacific), born in Rhinebeck. New York

Weddings in Film & TV

Laura Dern

2005-12-23 American "Jurassic Park" actress Laura Dern (38) weds musician Ben Harper (36) in Los Angeles, California; divorce in 2013

Deaths in Film & TV

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton (1942-2008)

2008-11-04 American novelist (Andromeda Strain, Congo, Looker) and filmmaker (Jurassic Park, ER), dies at 66