Gary Kurtz | Mormon Actors

An icon of the film industry, Gary Kurtz was a famous Mormon director responsible for some of the biggest hits in cinema including Star Wars and Return to Oz. As a Mormon director, it’s generally felt that the spiritual elements present in his movies owes heavily to Mormon faith; in that regard, these cult movies could perhaps be considered pseudo-LDS movies in their own right.

With his legacy in place, Gary Kurtz is undeniably a Mormon celebrity who can boast of a multitude of awards for his work in cinema.

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