How Did Craig Zadan Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Craig Zadan

The film producer Craig Zadan passed away at age 69, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Executive producer of popular films and television programs who was hired, along with partner Neil Meron, to produce the 2013 and 2014 Academy Awards.

He was a writer for New York magazine, at the same time co-producing the popular Sondheim: A Musical Tribute, which premiered in 1973.

He co-produced the film musicals Chicago and Hairspray, with the latter featuring iconic director John Waters’ vision.

How did Craig Zadan die?

Surgery caused Craig Zadan's death in 2018.

Zadan died on August 20, 2018, at his home in Los Angeles of complications from shoulder replacement surgery at the age of 69.

Information about the death of Craig Zadan
Cause of deathSurgery
Age of death69 years
ProfessionFilm Producer
BirthdayApril 15, 1949
Death dateAugust 20, 2018
Place of deathHollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"It's expensive to produce musicals on television."

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"We zero in on family as a theme because it makes the movies emotionally available to a universal audience."

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"I don't understand how other producers who have no experience making a musical jump in and produce one."

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"To battle the odds - loss of interest, no funding, discouragement - requires someone who doesn't give up."

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"We have a great musical sequence in episode five of 'Smash' called 'Let's Be Bad,' and it probably is the closest to 'Chicago' that I think any of us have ever experienced."

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