He was 92 years old.
American film producer Charles Fries, known for his work on the television series “The Amazing Spider-Man” (the late 1970s), has died at 93. The Hollywood Reporter reported this with reference to his family.
“Charles William Fries, the successful producer, and executive director of [Fries Entertainment], who was called the ‘godfather of a television film,’ died on Thursday. He was 92 years old,” the newspaper reports.
According to the publication, in 1974, Fries founded the film company Charles Fries Production, which was later renamed Fries Entertainment. As specified, according to some estimates, the company has shot independently or participated in the shooting of more than 275 hours of films, mini-series, and TV series.
Among other producer projects were the mini-series “The Martian Chronicles,” based on the book by Ray Bradbury in 1980, the 1981 documentary drama “Bitter Harvest,” and others. In 1986, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled in his honor.