Business: Leading Lady

Fox's model movie boss

At the fadeout of Rio Lobo, a Hollywood oater of 1970, Starlet Sherry Lansing guns down the varmint who had done her wrong and sashays off into the sunset with John Wayne. As she recalls, "I wasn't interested in being an actress at first, but when I walked onto that set, I started to become obsessed with film." Now the magnificent obsession has led to a new job in which the former actress and model will continue to face tough hombres. Last week Lansing, 35, was named president of production at 20th Century-Fox Pictures, putting her in charge...

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