Ray Stark, Oscar-Nominated Producer, Is Dead at 88
NYTimes - about 13 years
Ray Stark, one of the most successful independent producers in postwar Hollywood, died yesterday at his West Hollywood home. He was 88. Mr. Stark, whose health had been flagging for some time, died of heart failure, said his daughter, Wendy Stark Morrissey. As a producer, Mr. Stark was involved with more than 125 films, including ''Funny Girl,''