Arnold Kopelson

Arnold Kopelson

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 8 Oct 2018 (aged 83)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 193837077 · View Source
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Arnold Kopelson, the Oscar-winning producer of such films as “Platoon” and “The Fugitive,” died Monday at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 83.

Kopelson’s death was confirmed Monday his wife and business partner of 42 years, Anne Kopelson.

Anne Kopelson said her husband was a consummate producer who dedicated himself wholeheartedly to every film he produced over his long career.

“He loved what he did,” Kopelson told Variety. “He loved dealing with people in making movies and he had a very, very big heart.”

Kopelson had a prolific career in the film business from the 1970s through the early 2000s. From 2007 until September, Kopelson served as a board member of CBS Corp. He became close friends with CBS controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone and was a strong supporter of former CBS chairman-CEO Leslie Moonves.


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  • Added: 8 Oct 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 193837077
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arnold Kopelson (14 Feb 1935–8 Oct 2018), Find a Grave Memorial no. 193837077, ; Maintained by az (contributor 49716916) Burial Details Unknown.