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Robert Relyea dies at 82; film producer and MGM/UA executive
Robert Relyea dies at 82; film producer and MGM/UA executive

Robert E. Relyea, who began producing films with actor Steve McQueen in the 1960s and rose to president of production for MGM/UA in the late 1990s, has died. He was 82. The Hollywood veteran, who also worked with such actors as Elvis Presley and John Wayne and directors John Sturges, Robert Wise, Peter Yates, Stanley Donen and William Wyler, died March 12 at a Thousand Oaks hospital of natural causes, his family said. Born May 3, 1930, in Santa Monica, the UCLA graduate was the third generation of his family to work in the film industry. He started his career as an entry-level crew member at MGM in 1955. <hr> <b>FOR THE RECORD:</b><br> <b>Robert...

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