First Hollywood producer in history to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award.
He worked as a casting director in the early 1970s after choosing to not attend college.
He also produced the award-winning films The Social Network and True Grit, both from 2010.
He was in a long-term relationship with John Barlow.
He produced Fantastic Mr. Fox from 2009, which starred George Clooney's voice.