Summary: Ecuadorian American veteran film banker and president of the Los Angeles-based American Film Services, Inc. film production company that has represented banks such as Berliner Bank and Dexia Banque Internationale a Luxembourg who was involved in the financing of more than 200 individual films, including the recently released film version of Andrew Lloyd-Webber's The Phantom of the Opera, The Merchant of Venice, Cliffhanger, Stargate, The Man Without A Face, and the upcoming animated film Valiant for producer John Williams with cumulative budgets in excess of $2 billion during his tenure from 1995 until 2004.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: March 3, 1944
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand