The filmmaker Steve Bing took his own life, a coroner in Los Angeles has confirmed.
Bing, who had a son with actress Elizabeth Hurley, was found dead Monday at the age of 55 years.
The County medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office listed his cause of death as ” multiple blunt trauma “, and stated that the manner was suicide. The case is now closed, the coroner added.
Hurley has paid tribute to him, just as former U.S. president Bill Clinton and Rolling Stones singer Sir Mick Jagger.
“The kind and generous’
In Hollywood, Bing has been known for co-writing the 2003 film Kangaroo Jack; the funding of 2004, The polar Express, voiced by Tom Hanks; and the production of the remake 2000 of Get Carter featuring Sylvester Stallone and Martin Scorsese’s Rolling Stones documentary shine a Light.
Sir Mick, said he was ” so sad to hear of Steve Bing’s passing.”
The star wrote: “He was so kind and generous friend and support of so many good and righteous causes. I will miss him a lot. “
Hurley recalled the producer, and philanthropist as a ” sweet, kind man “.
She wrote on Instagram: “I am saddened beyond belief that my ex Steve is no longer with us. It is a terrible end. “
- Hurley pays tribute to “sweet, nice’ ex Steve Bing
Their son, Damien, 18, added: “I Thank you from the bottom of my heart to everyone who has reached in the wake of the terrible news.
“I’m going to try to respond to as many of you as I can, but please know that I will always remember your kindness. It is very strange and confusing time and I am extremely grateful to be surrounded by my incredible family and friends. “
“A big heart “
At the age of 18 years, Steve Bing inherited $ 600 million of assets of the fortune of his grand-father Léon Bing.
He was a big supporter of Clinton, after having given at least $ 10 million in its foundation and paid for the first trip of the president of North Korea in 2009 to negotiate the release of two us journalists.
“I liked Steve Bing a lot,” the former president said.
“He had a great heart, and he was ready to do everything he could for the people and causes he believes in. I miss him and his enthusiasm more than I can say, and I hope that he has finally found peace. “
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