Louis DiGiaimo


Age: 77

Emmy-winning casting director who made his name with The Godfather whose instincts influenced a string of successful Hollywood films and TV shows, but who made an especially famous casting choice for the 1991 film Thelma & Louise when he suggested Brad Pitt for the role of J.D., a thieving drifter who charms star Geena Davis, and who was on a team that won an Emmy in 1998 for work on the NBC-TV show Homicide: Life on the Street.

Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke

Born: October 20, 1938

Died: December 19, 2015

Oakland, New Jersey