Lyn Davis Lear is a social and political activist and philanthropist. She is the Director of Special Projects at Act III Communications, a member of the Board of Trustees for the Sundance Institute, and serves on the board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. She has been credited as producer and executive producer on a number of documentaries, including “Cesar’s Last Fast,” which screened at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize.
In 1989, Ms. Lear co-founded the Environmental Media Association (EMA). The following year, the Honorable Al Gore presented her with the Ongoing Commitment Award on behalf of the Environmental Media Association. In 2008 Ms. Lear was given the Global Green Millennium Award for Entertainment Industry Environmental Leadership and in 2013 was awarded the UCLA IoES Environmental Excellence award.
Ms. Lear has a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is married to producer Norman Lear and is the mother of three children.