Sarah Lawson (II) Not the Sarah Lawson you're looking for?
Known for: The Dawning / The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous / The Only Way Out
Also Known As: Sarah Jane Lawson / The Queen of the Formats
Born: 07 October 1955, England, UK
Died: 08 November 2008, London, England, UK (cancer) (age 53)
Spouse: David Maher ( 199208 November 2008) (her death)  2 children
Michael Grade ( 19821991) (divorced)
Credited Years: 1984 - 2005

Sarah Lawson was born on the 7th of October, 1955, to Lt.-Col. Sir William Edward Harry Lawson, 5th Baron Burnham and Anne Petherick. She started out her career as a solicitor, working primarily with Macfarlanes in London. After four years of this, in 1980 she moved on to Curtis Brown, working as a writer's agent for a few years...more »


•  Stopped working on films in the early 90s to start a family with her husband, David Maher. Her first (official) project for almost a decade is the biopic of Grace O'Malley, scheduled for release in 2009.
•  Her company (Lawson Productions) was originally 'The Taft Entertainment/Lawson Group'. After this, it became a joint venture with Universal Studios, then became independent in 1988.
•  Started out as a solicitor, then a writer's agent.
•  Governor at St. Patrick's Hospital, Dublin.
•  Produced a pilot called "An Adult Comedy" (based on the original British TV series "That's Life") starring Julianne Moore which never made it into a series.
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Other Works:

•  Executive Producer of the BBC Radio Show 'Baldi', starring David Threlfall.
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