Hollywood Lobbyist Jack Valenti Is Dead: Movie Studios Rate Him 'G' For Greatness

(Refresh for latest…) Jack Valenti has died after falling into a coma following a series of strokes. The 85-year-old Valenti was the Washington D.C. lobbyist for Hollywood’s movie studios and independent producers from 1966 to 2004 as president of the Motion Picture Association of America, where under his supervision starting in 1968 the movie industry developed the ratings system for films. Because of that, Sony Pictures co-chairmen Michael Lynton and Amy Pascal said today, “Perhaps a fitting way to describe Jack is to say this man is rated “G” – for Greatness.” (more…)

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