Legendary film producer Richard Zanuck dies of a heart attack

Richard D. Zanuck, one of the most legendary and influential figures in the history of the movie business, died Friday morning at age 77. On his watch, Fox released era-defining classics such as "The Sound of Music," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "MASH." As a producer, he was a driving force on movies such as "Jaws," "Cocoon" and "Driving Miss Daisy."
<strong>More: </strong><a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-richard-zanuck-20120714,1,6039818,full.story">Full obituary</a> | <a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/la-et-mn-richard-zanuck-pictures,0,3991346.photogallery">PHOTOS: Richard D. Zanuck | 1934 - 2012</a>
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( Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times / July 14, 2012 )

Richard D. Zanuck, one of the most legendary and influential figures in the history of the movie business, died Friday morning at age 77. On his watch, Fox released era-defining classics such as "The Sound of Music," "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "MASH." As a producer, he was a driving force on movies such as "Jaws," "Cocoon" and "Driving Miss Daisy." More: Full obituary | PHOTOS: Richard D. Zanuck | 1934 - 2012

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