BROWN--David, 93, acclaimed movie producer, author and journalist, passed away on Monday, February 1, 2010, at his home in Manhattan. Brown's legendary career as a movie producer and executive spanned six decades, included four Academy Award nominations and produced smash box office hits like Oscar winners The Sting and Jaws, along with popular classics like Cocoon and Driving Miss Daisy. He was married for more than 50 years to Cosmopolitan magazine editor and author Helen Gurley Brown. Brown and his wife have been celebrated as anchors of both the Hollywood film and New York publishing communities. A public funeral will be held on Thursday, February 4 at 3:30pm at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Chapel (1076 Madison Ave. at 81st St.) in New York City.
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Published in The New York Times on Feb. 3, 2010