Gary Kurtz

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Kurtz in 2002

Gary Douglas Kurtz (July 27, 1940 – September 23, 2018) was an American movie producer. He is known for helping produce the movies American Graffiti (1973), Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), The Dark Crystal (1982) and Return to Oz (1985).

Kurtz was born in Los Angeles, California. He was twice divorced. He had three children. He later married Clare Gabriel in 2003.

Kurt died of cancer in North London, England, at the age of 78.[1][2]

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  1. Lang, Brent (September 24, 2018). "'Star Wars' Producer Gary Kurtz Dies at 78". Variety. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  2. "Gary Kurtz, Star Wars producer, dies at 78". BBC News. BBC. September 24, 2018. Retrieved September 24, 2018.

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