Bill Marshall


Age: 77

co-founder of the Toronto International Film Festival who founded the festival in 1976 with two colleagues and was the organization's director in its first three years (it is North America's largest film festival), who was a visionary in the Canadian film industry and was deeply involved in Toronto's political landscape serving as campaign manager and chief of staff for three of the city's past mayors.

Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest

Born: June 13, 1939

Died: January 1, 2017

Toronto, Canada