Former Paramount Pictures CEO Brad Grey dies at 59

- Brad Grey, one of Hollywood's most prolific producers and former Paramount Studios chief, has died of cancer, it was reported on Monday. He was 59.

Grey died Sunday night at his home in Holmby Hills, surrounded by his family, according to the celebrity news website TMZ.com. He stepped down from his post as Chairman/CEO of Paramount a few months ago after serving for 12 years.

Grey co-founded Plan B Entertainment with Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston and served as executive producer of several landmark TV shows and films, such as "The Sopranos," "The Larry Sanders Show," "The Departed," "Happy Gilmore" and "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

More information from TMZ can be found here.
 

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