Robert Evans passed away over the weekend at age 89. The producer and executive chief is known for being part of movies such as Godfather, Chinatown, Urban Cowboy, How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days, and Marathon Man.
According to Hollywood Reporter, Robert Evans had a reputation in Hollywood for being charming, feisty, and flamboyant. Variety describes Evans by saying, “His distinctive look and speaking style turned him into a cult figure, and he had the distinction of being the only film executive who starred in his own animated TV series.”
Robert Evan is survived by his son, actor and director, Josh Evans. He also had a grandson.
Evans’ ex-wife Ali MacGraw released a statement about him, saying, “Our son, Joshua, and I will miss Bob tremendously, and we are so very proud of his enormous contribution to the film industry. He will be remembered as a giant.”
No details about how he died are available.