Film Producer

Craig Zadan – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The film producer Craig Zadan passed away at age 69, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Craig Zadan and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Executive producer of popular films and television programs who was hired, along with partner Neil Meron, to produce the 2013 and 2014 Academy Awards.

He was a writer for New York magazine, at the same time co-producing the popular Sondheim: A Musical Tribute, which premiered in 1973.

He co-produced the film musicals Chicago and Hairspray, with the latter featuring iconic director John Waters’ vision.

How did Craig Zadan die?

Craig Zadan's death was caused by surgery.

Zadan died on August 20, 2018, at his home in Los Angeles of complications from shoulder replacement surgery at the age of 69.

Information about the death of Craig Zadan
Cause of deathSurgery
Age of death69 years
ProfessionFilm Producer
BirthdayApril 15, 1949
Death dateAugust 20, 2018
Place of deathHollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Craig Zadan

"He's perfect for anything. I would hire Hugh Jackman to come to my house and have dinner."

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"We have a great musical sequence in episode five of 'Smash' called 'Let's Be Bad,' and it probably is the closest to 'Chicago' that I think any of us have ever experienced."

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"Neil and I had the greatest experience of our lives doing 'Chicago' with Latifah. Then we had the second best experience of our lives doing 'Hairspray.'"

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"Carrie Underwood clearly drove 'The Sound of Music.' For 'Peter Pan,' we had terrific actors but not stars, and we did not do nearly as well."

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"What usually happens on the Oscar telecast is that as soon as best picture is announced, everyone is up out of their seats and running off to their parties."

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