Charles Gordon, Oscar-Nominated Producer of ‘Field of Dreams’ and ‘Die Hard,’ Dies at 73

Charles Gordon, a movie and tv producer who attained an Oscar nomination for his perform on 1989’s “Field of Goals,” has died of cancer. He was 73.

Gordon’s brother, Lawrence Gordon, who he shared the Oscar nomination with, confirmed his dying. “Although he was 11 years youthful, he was extra like an older brother to me in several areas of my lifetime,” Lawrence Gordon told The Hollywood Reporter in a statement. “He was a excellent relatives man with superb judgment. On our motion pictures, he was invaluable.”

“Field of Dreams” was nominated for greatest picture at the 1990 Academy Awards, in addition to ideal unique score and finest adapted screenplay, although it did not win any awards. The baseball drama starred Kevin Costner was published as well as directed by Phil Alden Robinson, with Charles and Lawrence Gordon co-developing.

Gordon also manufactured films these types of as “Die Really hard” and its sequel “Die Difficult 2,” “Leviathan,” “October Sky” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and 1995’s “Waterworld.” In tv, he served as an government producer on reveals and Tv set movies like “Just Our Luck,” “The Renegades,” “Lone Star,” “Our Loved ones Honor,” “Things That Go Bump” and “The Streets.” In addition to generating on “Just Our Luck,” Gordon also penned 13 of its episodes.

His most recent task was as an executive producer on the “Hitman” Television set sequence, centered off of two movies he also generated: “Hitman” in 2007 and its sequel “Hitman: Agent 47” in 2015. The sequence had been declared, but had however to go into creation.

Gordon is survived by his spouse, Lynda Gordon, and three small children Jamie, Kate and Lily.

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