Arnold Kopelson, the Oscar-winning producer of “Platoon” and “The Fugitive” and former longtime CBS board member, has died. He was 83.
Kopelson, who recently made headlines for secretly recording aging CBS mogul Sumner Redstone, died at 6 a.m. on Monday in his Beverly Hills home, his wife and longtime producing partner, Anne Kopelson, told The Times.
The producer died of natural causes after battling a slew of age-related health issues, she said.
“Our lives were intertwined,” his wife told The Times. “We were lifelong partners in love and business. We finished each other’s sentences. We were a unit. One person. We had a successful career because we understood each...