Los Angeles: Hollywood filmmaker Robert Evans has passed away, he was 89 years old. According to a CNN report, his publicist Monique Evans confirmed the news on Monday. As a studio head, Evans revived Paramount Pictures in the 1960s and 1970s by bringing projects such as 'Chinatown', 'The Godfather' and 'Rosemary's Baby' to the big screen.
Evans married seven times in his lifetime, which has always been the subject of discussion, describing his lifestyle and outspoken nature of living life openly in his autobiography in 1994. Evans was born in New York. His father was a dentist. Evans worked as a child artist on radio and television in his early days.
He then started promoting sales for Evan-Picone, a clothing company co-owned by his brother Charles. At the same time, actress Norma Shearer caught sight of her in the pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel. After seeing him, in 1957, in the film A Man of a Thousand Faces, made on silent actor Lon Cheney, she pleaded to take Evans as her late husband Arvig Thalberg.
After this he also came in the eyes of producer Darryl F. Janeck. He became a producer after playing some unsatisfactory supporting roles in his acting career. He served paramount for eight years as Production Chief.