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Leonard Goldberg, veteran producer of ‘Charlie’s Angels,’ ‘Blue Bloods’ dead at 85

LOS ANGELES — Leonard Goldberg, a community and studio government and producer whose TV credit ranged from “Starsky and Hutch” within the 1970s to the present drama collection “Blue Bloods” and whose impartial films included “WarGames” and “Sleeping with the Enemy,” has died. He was 85.

Goldberg died Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Heart from accidents suffered in a fall, in accordance with a press release issued Thursday on behalf of his household, who had been with him at the hospital.

Throughout his tenure as president of Twentieth Century Fox, the studio produced hit movies together with “Broadcast Information,” “Large,” “Die Arduous” and “Wall Road.”

Goldberg was head of programming for ABC when the community’s lineup included “Mod Squad,” “That Lady” and “Marcus Welby, M.D.”

Beginning within the 1970s, he joined with prolific TV producer Aaron Spelling to make exhibits together with “Charlie’s Angels,” “Hart to Hart” and “Fantasy Island” and TV films together with “The Boy within the Plastic Bubble” with John Travolta.

Jaclyn Smith, who starred within the “Charlie’s Angels,” stated in a press release that their shared work historical past led to “a very great friendship. I’ve the best respect for him not solely professionally however extra importantly as a loving household man. Len, you are actually really surrounded by angels.”

As a manufacturing government at Display screen Gems, now Columbia Footage Tv, Goldberg green-lit manufacturing of the Peabody Award-winning TV film “Brian’s Track.”

Goldberg’s survivors embody his spouse, Wendy Howard Goldberg, their youngsters and grandchildren.

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