I wish I loved people as much as Jerry Weintraub. Then Billy Crystal would do shtick about me, George Clooney would imitate me, Matt Damon would tell personal stories about me and Paul Anka would personalize the lyrics of “My Way” for me. It’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock and […] The post Jerry’s Memorial appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
Tony Danza says his former "Who's The Boss" co-star Danny Pintauro is making the world a better place by coming out as HIV positive. Our photog caught Danza leaving the Jerry Weintraub memorial after-party at Craig's Sunday night... the day after…
Since Jerry Weintraub passed away, there have been several lively reminiscences of his larger than life journey that began promoting Elvis Presley concerts, to becoming the producer of films like Ocean’s Eleven. Many of the best stories focused on the hijinks surrounding the making of the Ocean’s Eleven series of films in Las Vegas. Show More Summary
Wow. This is so sad. Ed Hardy designer, Christian Audigier, reportedly passed away after losing his battle to cancer — he was just 57. So young! [ Related: Jerry Weintraub Dies At 77 After Multiple Heart Attacks ] Not many details about his death have been revealed, but his longtime publicist, Michele Elyzabeth, told LATF USA: "I just heard the [...]
It is nearly too coincidental to be true. Jerry Weintraub and I lived in adjacent apartment buildings on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx. He was dating a girl who lived in my building. I was dating a girl who lived in his. We would pass each other on the street en route to calling for our dates, never making eye contact. Show More Summary
You can thank Jerry Weintraub for helping plant The Karate Kid into the pop culture landscape. You can also thank the garrulous Hollywood producer for caving in when doing things his way might have made one of the movie's main characters...Show More Summary
While most people might not be familiar with the name "Jerry Weintraub," they are bound to be familiar with the fruits of this man's labor. The driving force behind Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, The Ocean's Trilogy, John Denver and many...Show More Summary
One of the most famous Hollywood producers — who found success on television, in film and in music — has died. TMZ.com reports that Jerry Weintraub died Monday in a Santa Barbara hospital. He was 77. “Weintraub had been in...
Jerry Weintraub, the Emmy-winning film and TV producer whose life was celebrated in the 2011 HBO documentary, "His Way," co-produced by Alan and Gabe Polsky, died Monday, July 6th, of heart failure. He was 77. Weintraub's magnificent career in show business began with his work as a talent agent in the music industry. Show More Summary
He sure is missed! We can't believe it's almost been a year since Robin Williams' tragic death. With every passing day, we get closer and closer to seeing Williams' final full film, Boulevard. [ Related: Jerry Weintraub Dies At 77 After Suffering Two Heart Attacks ] Of course with the release date approaching, people are curious as to what [...]
Exuberant American film producer, talent agent and promoter Jerry Weintraub, who has died aged 77, was not known for underestimating his own expertise as a manager, producer, talent agent and promoter. “If I had been around with VanShow More Summary
This is too sad. Jerry Weintraub has tragically passed away at the age of 77. After spending 30 hours in the hospital over the weekend, the entertainment mogul suffered two heart attacks. TMZ reported the infarctions happened after his bowel ruptured, poisoning his body. [ Related: Can't Buy Me Love Star Amanda Peterson Has Died ] Jerry had reportedly [...]
“The Brooklyn-born son of a Bronx jeweler, Weintraub rose from the mailroom of a talent agency to become a top concert promoter before shifting into a decades-long career as a top Hollywood producer. Along the way, Weintraub worked with the most famous of stars — Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, George Clooney, Brad Pitt — and […]
Jerry Weintraub died after a 30-hour hospital stay that ended with a bowel rupture that triggered 2 heart attacks... family sources tell TMZ. We're told Weintraub was staying at the Biltmore Hotel in Montecito over the weekend. He attended a 4th…
Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub called his 2010 memoir "When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead"—and at the age of 77, he has stopped talking. Weintraub was behind huge hits like Karate Kid and Ocean's Eleven, but producing was actually his second career, following major success as a music...
Jerry Weintraub, the music promoter-turned-film producer who died Monday at age 77, had a decidedly old-school approach to making movies. During a career spanning more than 50 years - including a start in the William Morris mailroom and a stint running United Artists - he worked and rubbed elbows...
Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub of Karate Kid, and Ocean’s Eleven fame dies at 77.… READ ON
Veteran producer Jerry Weintraub, a well-known force in Hollywood, died of cardiac arrest in Santa Barbara Monday at the age of 77. Weintraub was an old-school impresario and showman who started out as a concert promoter and music manager,...Show More Summary
Super-producer Jerry Weintraub, the connector and showman behind the Ocean’s series, The Karate Kid, and Diner (among many others), died yesterday in Santa Barbara. He was 77.… Read More