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Legendary producer Jerome Charles Weintraub died

Jul 8, 2015 12:13 IST

Jerome Charles Weintraub, the legendary producer who produced Ocean’s Eleven, died on 6 July 2015 following cardiac arrest in a Santa Barbara hospital, California. He was 77. He is survived by his four children and his wife Susan Ekins.

Weintraub got fame in the 1960s as a music manager and concert promoter. Later as a producer, he produced Nashville in the 1970s and other hits including Oh God!, The Karate Kid and the immensely popular caper-comedy series Ocean’s Eleven.

Weintraub was an executive producer of HBO’s comedy show The Brink. He worked with everyone from Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra to Led Zeppelin and George Clooney.

Born on 26 September 1937 in Brooklyn, Weintraub was raised in the Bronx, New York.

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