Los Angeles, April 11 IANS | 4 months ago

Hollywood producer and studio executive Raymond Wagner has died aged 88. Though he passed away March 12, his family announced his death only now.


The producer passed away from natural causes, and his family announced the news Thursday, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Wagner began his career as a producer in the early 1960s, working on small screen pilots and "The Hanged Man".

He produced films like "Petulia" (1968), "Turner and Hooch" (1989) and "Run" (1991). His other credits include Chuck Norris's "Code of Silence" (1985), Liza Minnelli and Burt Reynolds's "Rent-a-Cop" (1987) and "Snow Day with Chevy Chase" in 2000.

Wagner was also famous for hiring former actress Sherry Lansing, who he met on the set of "Loving" after she suggested a few script changes to the screenplay.

(Posted on 11-04-2014)