Producer David Picker, which includes the film rights to Ian Fleming’s James Bond books bought and the spy-epic launched, at the age of 87 died, reports The Hollywood Reporter.
It was also a Picker that everything put to the Scottish actor Sean Connery in 1962, starring in the first James Bond film Dr. No play
Two years later, Picker the leadership of United Artist Recordings to convince a lowbudgetdocumentaire to worry about a young British band that he liked.
This resulted in the by Richard Lester directed The Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night.
Under his reign was Midnight Cowboy made
Picker was during his career at the head of filmproductiemaatschappijen as United Artists, Paramount and Columbia.
Under his reign were legendary and Oscar-winning films as Midnight Cowboy, Last Tango in Paris and a series of films of Woody Allen achieved.
Also, comedian Steve Martin thanks Picker in 1979 bioscoopdebuut with the movie the Jerk.