Oscar Winning Producer Richard Zanuck Dies

Richard Zanuck the Oscar winning producer of Jaws, Driving Miss Daisy and six Tim Burton films has died at his Los Angeles home from a heart attack aged 77. Richard Zanuck was the son of 20th Century Fox mogul Darryl F. Zanuck and born with Hollywood in his blood. During a long and glittering career he helped launch the talents of director Steven Spielberg and was instrumental in bringing countless classic films to our cinema screens. He will be missed but never forgotten

Zanuck is survived by his wife Lili Fini Zanuck, sons Harrison and Dean and nine grandchildren.

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