Producer and director of a string of movies including “Ghostbusters”, Ivan Reitman has passed away peacefully at the age of 75.
The Iconic movie producer and director died in his sleep at his home in Montecito, California, his family said in a statement on Sunday night, Feb. 13.
“Our family is grieving the unexpected loss of a husband, father, and grandfather who taught us to always seek the magic in life,” children Jason Reitman, Catherine Reitman and Caroline Reitman said in a joint statement.
“We take comfort that his work as a filmmaker brought laughter and happiness to countless others around the world. While we mourn privately, we hope those who knew him through his films will remember him always.”
Reitman worked on iconic comedies such as “Animal House” and “Ghostbusters”.