Mario Kassar

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Mario F. Kassar (Arabic: ماريو قصار‎; born October 10, 1951) is a film producer and industry executive whose projects are frequently in association with Andrew G. Vajna. Kassar was born in Beirut, Lebanon. Working for Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures, he was executive producer of several movies starting with Victory in 1981. In 1976, together with Vajna, he founded Carolco Pictures where he was executive producer of many films, beginning with the Rambo series, and including many science fiction films such as Total Recall, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Universal Soldier and Stargate. He has been nominated for 12 Academy Awards.
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