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Earl Lestz

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Earl Lestz is the Master Planning Director of Plymouth Rock Studios, a new film and television studio being developed in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Lestz was formerly President of the Studio Group at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles from 1985 to 2005. Lestz serves as vice chair on the Executive Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the Board of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum, as Vice Chairman of the Hollywood Historic Trust, on the Board of Directors of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and on the Board of Governors of Goodwill Industries of Southern California. He is a member of both the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2004, Lestz was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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  • Occupation: CEO of Plymouth Rock Studios, Former President of Paramount Studio Group

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Variety, 2017-06-08 23:53:34
Earl Lestz, a longtime studio executive at Paramount Pictures, died Tuesday from an apparent heart attack. He was 78. Lestz served as the President of Paramount Studio Group from 1983 to 2004 and was in charge of studio operations, overseeing real estate, facility rentals, special events and post production facilities. ...

Earl Lestz, former Paramount executive credited with modernizing studio, dies at 78
LA Times Entertainme, 2017-06-08 15:55:00
Earl Lestz, a longtime executive at Paramount Pictures and former chairman of the board of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, has died of an apparent heart attack, his family said. He was 78. Over his 21-year career at Paramount, from 1983 to 2004, Lestz oversaw operations for the studio as ...

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