Robert Evans — probably the most profitable producers in Hollywood historical past — is lifeless. Evans, who produced such iconic movies as “The Godfather,” “Chinatown” and “Urban Cowboy,” died Saturday.
His credit are loopy … “Rosemary’s Baby,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Goodbye Columbus” and “Love Story.” These films had been shot underneath his watch as the pinnacle of Paramount productions.
Evans truly had points with “The Godfather” and a few say it was produced over his objections.
Evans began out as an actor, showing as a bullfighter in Ernest Hemingway‘s “The Sun Also Rises.” He later wrote his memoir, “The Kid Stays in the Picture,” which later grew to become a documentary movie.
One of the largest challenges for Evans was filming “The Cotton Club,” which was thought-about a nightmare, taking a number of years to shoot and going approach over funds earlier than popping out in 1984 and bombing large.
His final large hit was Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey‘s romantic comedy, “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” in 2003.
Evans was tremendous near Jack Nicholson, whom he typically partied with in Hollywood and at his residence.
His solely Oscar nom was “Chinatown” again in 1975.
He suffered a stroke in 1998 that left him partially paralyzed and he recovered. It was the primary of three strokes that very same yr, however he was capable of bounce again.
Evans was married and divorced 7 instances, together with to Ali MacGraw, with whom he had a son, Josh. One of his marriages lasted a grand whole of 10 days.