Richard Zanuck
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Hollywood producer Richard Zanuck dies

Prolific Hollywood producer Richard Zanuck has died aged 77, suffering a heart attack at his Beverley Hills home.

Dick Zanuck, as most people called him, was best known for his work on films such as The Sound of Music, Driving Miss Daisy and Jaws.

Son of Hollywood royalty, he became the youngest studio head in history when he took over 20th Century Fox aged 28.

Peter Bowes reports from Los Angeles.

  • 14 Jul 2012