Tragic As Steve Bing Dies: Film Financier & Philanthropist Jumped From Century City Building, Authorities Say

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Steve Bing, the film agent and donor who upheld hit motion pictures from Robert Zemeckis' The Polar Express and Beowulf to the Rolling Stones show film Shine a Light, has passed on.

As indicated by law requirement sources, Bing bounced from a Century City working at around 1 p.m. Monday. Keeping standard convention, the Los Angeles Police Department would not affirm that the person being referred to was Bing. Nonetheless, the portrayal of the man in his 50s who was discovered dead on the scene fits that of the maker.

Bing, likewise a compelling political benefactor, was a land mogul from a family with a rich history. In 2012, he promised a $30 million inheritance blessing to the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

"For quite a long time Steve Bing has been one of the most magnanimous and liberal individuals in our industry," Jeffrey Katzenberg said at that point. "He has likewise been one of the most faithful supporters of the MPTF through both the great and testing times. Presently with this stunning commitment he puts us another bit nearer to making sure about our drawn out objectives."

Bing's screenwriting credits including co-composing the 2003 element film Kangaroo Jack. His official maker credits incorporate Get Carter (2000), Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2005), Youth in Revolt (2009) and Rock the Kasbah (2015).

All the more as of late, he got together with individual profound stashed lenders Ron Burkle, Terry Semel, Arnon Milchan's New Regency and James Packer's and Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment to back Warren Beatty's two-decades-really taking shape Howard Hughes film Rules Don't Apply, which was discharged in 2016.

He was the director of the creation account organization Shangri-La Entertainment, whose latest credits incorporate 2017's Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

Bing enthusiastically monitored his protection, yet was — particularly during the 1990s and 2000s — among the top dynamic political contributors, bankrolling natural activities. He contributed about $50 million of his own cash to an oil creation charge that went down tragically in 2006. He was especially near previous President Bill Clinton, having given at any rate $10 million to his establishment.

In 2009, when Clinton traveled to North Korea to haggle for the arrival of two American writers, Euna Lee and Laura Ling, it was Bing who took care of the check.

At any rate when it came to open consideration, Bing was significantly more relaxed than the outsized universe of altruism and raising support.

In 2000, when the Democratic National Committee was battling to discover benefactors to pay for the gathering's show in Los Angeles that year, at that point DNC pledge drive Terry McAuliffe visited Burkle's home to arrange subsidizing. McAuliffe wrote in his book that he was somewhat shocked when Bing showed up "wearing tore up old pants and a T-shirt with openings in it."

McAuliffe composed that he thought Bing may be a pool man or a nursery worker. When McAuliffe gave him the pitch, Bing stated, "OK, I'll help you out."

At that point, as indicated by McAuliffe, Bing pulled out a folded settle up with his pants pocket, unfurled it, "and needed to run his hand over it a couple of times to get it sufficiently fixed to compose on." Bing worked out the figure $1,000,000.

Conceived on March 31, 1965, Bing was the grandson of Leo S. Bing, the namesake of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Bing Theater.
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