Lloyd Phillips

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Lloyd Phillips (c. 1949 – 25 January 2013) was a South African-born New Zealand film producer. In 1980, he produced the movie The Dollar Bottom. The film received an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film in 1981, making Phillips the first New Zealander to win an Academy Award in any category.[1]

Phillips was an executive producer on films such as Inglourious Basterds, The Tourist, and Man of Steel.[1] His commercially most successful films had been Man of Steel which grossed US$649 million,[2] Inglourious Basterds which grossed US$321 million[3] and The Tourist which grossed US$278 million worldwide.[4] Phillips died of a heart attack on 25 January 2013 in Malibu, California, at the age of 63.[5][6] A message reading 'In Memory Of Lloyd Phillips 1949-2013' appears during the ending credits of Man of Steel.

Phillips' widow, film producer Beau St. Clair, died on January 9, 2016.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Barnes, Mike (11 January 2016). "Beau St. Clair, Pierce Brosnan's Producing Partner, Dies at 63". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Man of Steel". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Inglourious Basterds". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  4. ^ "The Tourist". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Film producer Lloyd Phillips dies". Radio New Zealand. 28 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Producer Lloyd Phillips dies at 63". Variety. 27 January 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.

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