Leonard Goldberg Dies At An Age Of 85 Years
Leonard Goldberg, a system and studio official and maker whose TV credits went from “Starsky and Hutch” during the 1970s to the present show arrangement “Blue Bloods” and whose autonomous films included “WarGames” and “Sleeping with the Enemy,” has passed on at age 85. Goldberg kicked the bucket Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from wounds endured in a fall, as indicated by an announcement given by the family, who were with him at the hospital.
During his residency as leader of Twentieth Century Fox, the studio created hit films including “Broadcast News,” “Big,” “Die Hard” and “Wall Street.” Goldberg was head of programming for ABC when the system’s lineup included “Mod Squad,” “That Girl” and “Marcus Welby, M.D.”
A Tribute To Leonard Goldberg
Beginning during the 1970s, he got together with productive TV maker Aaron Spelling to make shows including “Charlie’s Angels,” “Hart to Hart” and “Fantasy Island” and TV films including “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble” with John Travolta.
A portion of things to come stars he helped dispatch included Richard Gere, Matthew Broderick, Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, and Darryl Hannah. What’s more, on the official site, both Barry Diller and Michael Eisner were given their beginnings by Leonard Goldberg at ABC.
Jaclyn Smith, who featured in the “Charlie’s Angels” arrangement said in an explanation that their common work history prompted “a really great kinship. I have the best regard for him expertly as well as more critically as a caring family man. Len, you are currently really encompassed by heavenly attendants.” Samuel L. Jackson stated, “Leonard Goldberg had that one of a kind nature of making anybody feel good and exceptional in his quality.”
As a generation official at Screen Gems, presently Columbia Pictures Television, Goldberg made room for the creation of the Peabody Award-winning TV motion picture “Brian’s Song.” Goldberg’s survivors incorporate his significant other, Wendy Howard Goldberg, three kids, and five grand children.