Jerry Weintraub, one of Hollywood’s most prolific producers, has died. He was 77.

Weintraub’s health had been failing as of late, and he passed at his Palm Springs home with family by his side.


Jerry Weintraub dead

Weintraub’s been a giant in music and movies for decades — producing, promoting, and managing for everyone from Sinatra to Led Zeppelin … to Bob Dylan, Elvis and John DenverIn addition to the ‘Ocean’s’ movies, starring Brad Pitt and George Clooney — Weintraub produced all the “Karate Kid” flicks. He was currently working on the new “Tarzan” movie, due out next year. Jerry won 3 Emmy awards during his career, dating back to 1975. His most recent one was for producing “Behind the Candelabra” with Michael Douglas and Matt Damon. h/t tmz

For the past 20 years up until his death, Weintraub had been living with his girlfriend, Susie Ekins.

We’ll always remember Jerry from his appearance in Vegas Vacation with Chevy Chase, he played “Jilly from Philly.”