Saul Zaentz, winner of best picture Oscars for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" and "The English Patient," has died at age 92.
Oscar-winning Hollywood Producer Saul Zaentz Dead At 92
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January 5, 2014

Via AFP:

Film producer Saul Zaentz, winner of best picture Oscars for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Amadeus" and "The English Patient," has died at age 92, US media reported.

Zaentz died due to complications from Alzheimer's disease at his home in San Francisco on Friday, his nephew Paul Zaentz told the Los Angeles Times.

"He was an extraordinary man," Paul Zaentz, who worked with his uncle for 37 years, told the Hollywood Reporter. "He had a lot of guts, a lot of integrity."

Zaentz, who began in the music business before moving into films, was known for producing highbrow movies, and e...

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