HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Flowers Tuesday will be placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame star of legendary film producer Jerry Weintraub.
On Monday, Weintraub died at age 77 in a Santa Barbara hospital.
His most notable credits included “Diner,” “The Karate Kid” and the “Ocean’s Eleven” movies.
Other producing credits include “Oh, God!,” “Nasvhille,” “My Stepmother is an Alien,” Pure Country,” “The Specialist,” “Vegas Vacation” and “The Avengers.”
Weintraub originally worked in New York as a talent manager for celebrities such as Elvis Presley, Led Zeplin, Neil Diamond, John Denver and Frank Sinatra.
Before landing at Warner Bros., he briefly led United Artists and his own production company known as Weintraub Entertainment Group.
Actor George Clooney released a statement that reads in part: “To his family and friends, Amal and I send our love. To those who didn’t know him, we send our deepest sympathy. You would have loved him.”
Other celebrities posted their reactions to twitter after hearing of Weintraub’s death.
Prior to his death, he was actively working on the new HBO series “The Brink” along with the upcoming Tarzan movie being released in 2016.
Funeral plans were not immediately announced.
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