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Producer Braveheart, who commissioned George Lucas in Star Wars, dies as fans mourn

PRODUCER Alan Ladd Jr, who commissioned George Lucas in Star Wars and won the Academy Award for Best Picture for Braveheart, has died aged 84.

The daughter of veteran film producer Amanda Ladd-Jones announced his death on Wednesday in a social media post.

Veteran film producer Alan Ladd Jr passed away on Wednesday

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Veteran film producer Alan Ladd Jr passed away on Wednesday

“With the heaviest hearts, we announce that on March 2, 2022, Alan Ladd, Jr. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family,” Amanda wrote.

“Words cannot express how deeply I miss him. His impact on films and filmmaking will live on in his absence.”

Ladd’s brother also weighed in on his departure, calling him his “hero”.

“My brother, my friend, my hero, who is always by my side. We will stand on the other side together again! I love you Laddie,” David Ladd posted on Facebook.

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