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‘Ocean’s Eleven,’ ‘Karate Kid’ Producer Jerry Weintraub Dead At 77

Jerry Weintraub, the Hollywood producer behind the “Ocean’s Eleven” remakes and “The Karate Kid” franchise, has died. He was 77.

07/06/2015

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Longtime Oscar Telecast Director Killed In Bizarre Car Accident

Marty Pasetta was nominated for nine Emmy awards.

05/22/2015

Raymond Tremaine Collins was last seen Feb. 16. (Photo courtesy LA County Sheriff's Dept.)

Family Asks For Public’s Help In Finding Missing Music Producer

The family of a Chino music video producer who was last seen nearly a month ago are asking for the public’s help.

03/17/2015

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‘Star Trek’ Movie Producer, TV Scribe Harve Bennett Dies At 84

He found his true calling working in the sci-fi genre.

03/05/2015

Harris Wittels (right) was found dead Thursday inside his Los Feliz home. For the past two years, he was co-exec producer of "Parks and Recreation." He is shown celebrating an AFI award with editor Alan Yang. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI)

Co-Exec Producer Of ‘Parks And Recreation’ Found Dead

Harris Wittels, who also performed as a stand-up comic and as a drummer in the band Don’t Stop or We’ll Die, was pronounced dead at the scene

02/19/2015

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Grammys Producer Ken Ehrlich Receives Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

For more than 35 years, Ehrlich has been producing music’s biggest award show and helping bring about positive change with his philanthropy.

01/28/2015

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‘Happy’ Now? Pharrell Williams Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Virginia-born Williams started his producing career as one half of The Neptunes with Chad Hugo, helping create such memorable radio and club hits as Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” and Nelly’s “Hot in Herre.”

12/04/2014

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Missing TV Legend Casey Kasem Reportedly Found In Washington State

The children of legendary broadcaster and producer Casey Kasem says he has been found.

05/14/2014

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1st Hip-Hop Billionaire? Apple Reportedly To Acquire ‘Beats By Dre’ For $3.2B

One of Compton’s own pioneers of the gangster rap genre could soon be the world’s first hip-hop billionaire, according to reports.

05/09/2014

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‘Fight Club’ Producer Reveals Double Life As Israeli Spy

Stories about Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan’s alleged double life have been circulating for years.

11/25/2013

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Actress, Emmy-Nominated Soap Producer Gail Kobe Dies At 84

Actress and Emmy-nominated soap producer Gail Kobe has died.

08/03/2013

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Shadow Morton, 1960s Songwriter, Dies At Age 71

Shadow Morton, a 1960s pop-song writer and producer whose biggest credits include “Leader of the Pack” and “Remember (Walking in the Sand),” has died. He was 71.

02/17/2013

Violator Records/Management CEO, Chris Lighty and Andre Harrell attend the Audi's TDI Clean Diesel Technology dinner at the Audi Forum on May 12, 2009 in New York City. (credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Audi of Amer)

Hip-Hop Mogul Chris Lighty Dies In NYC At 44

Hip-hop mogul Chris Lighty, 44, was found dead in his New York City apartment Thursday in an apparent suicide. Lighty has helped the likes of Sean “Diddy” Combs, 50 Cent and Mariah Carey attain hit records and lucrative careers outside of the music industry.

08/30/2012

Director Tony Scott arrives at the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox's "Unstoppable" at Regency Village Theater on October 26, 2010 in Westwood, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Coroner: Scott’s Notes Didn’t Say Reason For Death

Los Angeles County coroner’s officials say notes left behind by “Top Gun” director Tony Scott did not give a motive why he would kill himself.

CBS Los Angeles–08/24/2012

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Producer, Manager Irving Fein Dies At 101 In West Hollywood Home

Irving Fein, a producer and manager who steered the careers of comedy greats George Burns and Jack Benny and named actress Lana Turner the “Sweater Girl,” has died, his daughter said Tuesday. He was 101.

CBS Los Angeles–08/14/2012

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