Carla McCloskey writes an inspirational and insightful book based on the wisdom she got from her grandmother."
Carla McCloskey grew up in Lodi, Wisconsin. She studied in Spain and graduated from the University of Wisconsin before moving to Los Angeles, California. Carla was a teacher, theatre director, actor, and musician before she was selected to become an assistant director by the Producers Association. She was one of the first women in this position. She met her husband, Leigh J. McCloskey, her first day in “the business” on the television series, Executive Suite, in which Leigh was starring. Carla went on to be the assistant director on many films including The Goodbye Girl, California Suite, Death Becomes Her, Point of No Return, Point Break, The ‘Burbs, The Color of Night, Hook and Jurassic Park. She worked with directors such as Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, Robert Zemeckis, Richard Rush, John Badham, Herbert Ross and Cher. She also worked on the television series Amazing Stories, Babylon 5, Ally McBeal, Gilmore Girls and The Closer. She began directing on Gilmore Girls. Carla also worked as a Production Executive for Sony in Spain.
Carla McCloskey writes with the wisdom and simplicity that she learned during her early life in Lodi, Wisconsin,a picture-perfect small midwestern town.