Oscar-Nominated Producer Lawrence Turman Passes Away

Oscar-nominated producer of ‘The Graduate’ (1967), Lawrence Turman, died at the age of 96.
His family announced that on June 1, 2023, Turman passed away at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital in Woodland Hills.

In 1998, ‘The Graduate’ won the PGA Hall of Fame – Motion Pictures award.

Turman has produced other movies like Pretty Poison (1968), The Great White Hope (1970), The Thing (1982), Mass Appeal (1984), Short Circuit (1986), The River Wild (1994), and American History X (1998). He was also behind American actress Judy Garland’s last movie, ‘I Could Go on Singing’ (1963).

In 1996 Turman and John Morrissey started the Turman-Morrissey Company and produced movies, including The Badge (2002) and Kingdom Come (2001), Booty Call (1997), and Miracle on the Mountain: The Kincaid Family Story (2000).

Lawrence Turman directed and produced two features, The Marriage of a Young Stockbroker (1971) and Second Thoughts (1983). He has produced over 30 movies and about a dozen of telefilms during his career.

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