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Charles Gordon Dies: Oscar-Nominated ‘Field Of Dreams’ And ‘Waterworld’ Producer Was 73

Charles Gordon Dies: Oscar-Nominated ‘Field Of Dreams’ And ‘Waterworld’ Producer Was 73

Charles Gordon, who produced such hit films as Field of Dreams, Waterworld, and October Sky, has died of cancer in Los Angeles at Cedars-Sinai surrounded by family. He was 73.

Gordon, along with brother Lawrence Gordon, was raised in Belzoni, Mississippi.

Lawrence Gordon confirmed his brother’s passing in a phone conversation with Deadline. “He was a wonderful man, a great father a great husband and a great human being,” Gordon said. “He was my closest friend, and we collaborated on films that included Field Of Dreams and Die Hard in particular. He also produced without me October Sky, which was just a wonderful movie. Though he was 11 years younger than me, my baby brother, in real life he was more like a big brother, and I never made an important family decision without his input.”

The brothers worked alongside each other for numerous films. Charles Gordon’s producing credits include Field of Dreams,

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