Remley most recently served as svp of international marketing and distribution at Warner Bros and died of cancer on Sept 27 in Los Angeles.

Prior to that he served in a similar post at New Line where his credits included the Lord Of The Rings trilogy.

Remley began his career as a dancer with the Merce Cunningham Dance Company before moving into the film business.

During his time as a dancer he made the front cover of the New York Times magazine after he performed a piece choreographed for him by Cunningham called Quartet. The piece will be performed by the troupe before it disbands on Dec 31.

In 1991 Remley relocated to the West Coast with his partner, the film professor, critic and former Screen International contributor Emanuel Levy. There he worked in the international marketing department of RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment.

A memorial service will be held on Nov 5 at 1pm at 8155 Willow Glenn Road, Los Angeles.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the RemleyLevy Arts foundation, a non-profit association devoted to dance and film appreciation among ethnic minorities and young students. Donations may be sent to RemleyLevy Arts Foundation, c/o Levy, 11 Riverside Drive, Apt. 17PW, New York City, NY 10023.