Steve Bing: Cinema producer and ex-partner of Liz Hurley dies at 55 | News Ents & Arts

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Film producer Steve Bing, former partner of Liz Hurley, died in Los Angeles.

The 55-year-old, who co-wrote the 2003 comedy film Kangaroo Jack and funded, The Express Pole, starring Tom Hanks, died after falling from a building, TMZ reported.

Former US President Bill Clinton said he liked his friend Bing “very well.”

“He had a big heart, and he was ready to do whatever he could for the people and the causes he believed in.

“I miss him and his enthusiasm more than I can say, and I hope he has finally found peace. ”

Bing gave money to Mr. Clinton and was instrumental in helping him return from two American journalists from North Korea in 2009.

Bing publicist Michelle Bega told Sky News, she was “overwhelmed trying to deal with this incredible and sad event.”

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Steve Bing and Liz Hurley in concert photo in 2000

A LAPD spokesperson said he was investigating the death of 10,000 Santa Monica Boulevard at around 1:00 am local time on Monday, but did not confirm the identity of the person.

Bing had two children – Damian, whose mother is actress Hurley, and Kira, born to professional tennis player Lisa Bonder.

Bing initially denied that he was Damian a biological father until DNA tests proved the opposite.

According to reports, he inherited $ 600 million from his grandfather, a property developer, when he was 18 years old and dropped out of Stanford University to break into Hollywood.

He was said to have invested $ 80 million in The Polar Express, as well as funding for the legend of Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis, and the Rolling Stones concert film Shine A Light.

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 22: Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (L) and Hollywood magnate Steve Bing search on the annual course of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) September 21, 2010 in New York City. The sixth annual CGI meeting brings together personalities from politics, business, science, academia, religion and entertainment to discuss global issues such as climate change and the reconstruction of Haiti. The event, founded by Clinton after leaving office, takes place the same week as the General Assembly of the United Nations, where most of the world's leaders in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama / Getty Images)
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Bing in the photo with former US President Bill Clinton in 2010

According to IMDB, Bing was also the producer of the 2000 remake of Get Carter starring Sylvester Stallone and Warren Beatty’s 2016 movie Rules Don’t Apply.

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