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Norma Heyman (born 1940) is a British film producer and actress. Heyman produced the 1983 independent film, The Honorary Consul in 1983, becoming the first British woman to produce an independent feature film entirely by herself. [1] In 1988, Heyman and producer Hank Moonjean received an Academy Award for Best Picture nomination for their producing the dramatic film, Dangerous Liaisons . [2]

Her film credits also include the 2005 British comedy, Mrs Henderson Presents , which she produced with Bob Hoskins. [1]

Born Norma Pownall, she married British film producer and talent agent John Heyman in 1960. [3] Norma and John had two children, including David Heyman, the founder of Heyday Films and producer of all eight films in the Harry Potter film series. [1] [3] John Heyman and Norma Heyman divorced during the 1960s after his affair with actress Joanna Shimkus. [3]

In 2013, she co-produced The Thirteenth Tale with her son David.

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References

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