Willette Murphy Klausner, theatrical and film producer and former film studio marketing executive, is the founder and president of WMK PRODUCTIONS, INC. She is both a producer and investor in live theatrical and film projects.


Prior to becoming a film and theatrical producer, she was Vice President, Marketing and Marketing Research for MCA Universal Studios.

She is a board member of the Coalition for African Americans in the Performing Arts (CAAPA) of the Development Wing and as a Mentor for Front Row Productions Fellowship in association with Columbia University, the American Cinema Foundation, the Advisory Board of Women in Film, and has served on the Boards of Directors of the Los Angeles Music Center, and the Women in Film Foundation. She is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women and the International Women’s Forum.

Klausner is married to attorney Manuel S. Klausner and both are co-founding members of the American Institute of Wine and Food along with Julia Child and Robert Mondavi.