He died on Sunday. The head business honcho at Paramount for many years, he mentored some of the top studio and entertainment lawyers around Hollywood. “He created the Paramount business affairs system that then got imported to Disney, then DreamWorks, then Fox,” one protégé told me. “Everyone over 40 knew or knew of him. He was a very big deal.”
R.I.P. Dick Zimbert
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