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Rick Leed

  • Birthplace: New York City
Date of passing: 
August 31, 2017

Rick Leed was a producer best known for creating and executive producing the E! reality series Dr. 90210, which followed the professional and personal lives of Beverly Hills plastic surgeons. The series premiered in 2004 and ran for six seasons.

He also served as president of the production company Wind Dancer, which produced the Tim Allen-led sitcom Home Improvement and the romantic comedy film What Women Want.

Leed was also instrumental in the launch of Comedy Central's cult television series Mystery Science Theatre 3000, for which he was credited with a special thanks.

Additionally, he spent a portion of his career as an agent, during which he represented Aaron Sorkin, Rowan Atkinson and Ian McKellen.

Rick Leed was a producer best known for creating and executive producing the E! reality series Dr. 90210, which followed the professional and personal lives of Beverly Hills plastic surgeons. The series premiered in 2004 and ran for six seasons.

He also served as president of the production company Wind Dancer, which produced the Tim Allen-led sitcom Home Improvement and the romantic comedy film What Women Want.

Leed was also instrumental in the launch of Comedy Central's cult television series Mystery Science Theatre 3000, for which he was credited with a special thanks.

Additionally, he spent a portion of his career as an agent, during which he represented Aaron Sorkin, Rowan Atkinson and Ian McKellen.

He also served as a producer on the films Firelight; Where the Heart Is, starring Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd; and Company Man, with Alan Cumming, Denis Leary, John Turturro and Sigourney Weaver.

Additionally, Leed produced episodes of On the Cover, Curl Girls, Being Mandela and The Celebrity Plastic Surgeons of Beverly Hills.

Leed died August 31, 2017.

 

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