‘Schitt’s Creek’ executive producer Ben Feigin dies at 47
‘Schitt’s Creek’ executive producer Ben Feigin has died aged 47.
“Ben passed away Monday at his home in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter by his side,” a representative for his company Equation Unlimited LLC confirmed to Fox News Digital on Tuesday evening.
Feigin, an Emmy winner who was instrumental in launching the comedy series, has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer, Deadline reported.
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The show and Feigin won the 2020 Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series. fraud.
It ran from 2015 to 2020 and starred Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Dan Levy and Annie Murphy.
« My very first friend, Ben Feigin, passed away on Monday, » NBC News political reporter Jonathan Allen tweeted on Tuesday, along with a photo of the two of them as children. « The world knew him as the Emmy Award-winning executive producer of Schitt’s Creek and a creative genius. I will never forget our countless one-on-one baseball games. His memory is a blessing. »
Feigin was also behind the first-ever live-streamed event with AOL and helped reunite Cheech & Chong for their 2010 « Hey Watch This » reunion tour, a film collaboration with LiveNation.
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He has also been involved in cancer charities and is survived by his wife, UTA talent agent Heidi Feigin and their 11-year-old daughter.