Steve Bing, an American movie producer, philanthropist, and writer has died by suicide at the age of 55.
According to reports by TMZ, he died on Monday June 22nd after jumping from the 27th floor of apartment building in L.A.’s Century City neighborhood.
Sources reported that Bing had been suffering from depression due to lack of human contact during quarantine.
Bing, who founded Shangri-La Entertainment inherited a fortune of some $600 million from his grandfather, L.A. real estate developer Leo S. Bing.
After dropping out of University, Bing pursued a career in Hollywood and became the executive producer of the Sylvester Stallone film, “Get Carter,” in 2000.
The producer is survived by two children, Damian Hurley from his relationship with Elizabeth Hurley and daughter Kira Bonder, who he had with former pro tennis player Lisa Bonder.
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