Veteran distribution executive Ed Weinberg died last week in Spain after suffering a brain stroke. The respected Weinberg who was deputy general manager of Warner Bros' joint venture with Sogefilms in Spain was 53 years old.
He died on Aug 4 and is survived by his wife Dianna and sons Scott and Danny.
The Paris-born Weinberg had worked for Warner Bros. in a number of capacities for nearly 28 years. He joined the company in 1974 as a trainee and rose through the executive ranks to become general manager in both Panama and Belgium before being named Warner Bros Pictures representative in Spain in 1982. In 1998, Weinberg was named deputy general manager of Warner Bros' joint venture with Sogefilms in Spain, a post he held until his death.
A memorial service is planned for September 12 in Madrid.