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Producer Bud Yorkin Remembered: William Friedkin, Bill Clinton Pay Tribute at Celebration

2 November 2015 11:28 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Prolific producer Bud Yorkin, who passed away in August at the age of 89, was remembered warmly Monday at the Directors Guild headquarters as one of the most generous personalities in Hollywood.

“Everything I learned about directing, I learned from Bud Yorkin,” said director Robert Benton. “His enthusiasm and his joy for life could get you through almost anything. I will carry him with me, as will most of us, for the rest of my life.”

The two-hour program offered a recap of Yorkin’s lengthy and varied career, which included profoundly influential shows such as “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” “Maude,” “An Evening With Fred Astaire” and “Blade Runner.”

“Bud was quick to give credit to others and was slow to get it back,” William Friedkin told the audience of several hundred. “Bud was not one to blow his own horn — he did that for everyone else.”

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Producer Bud Yorkin Remembered: William Friedkin, Bill Clinton Pay Tribute at Celebration

2 November 2015 11:28 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Prolific producer Bud Yorkin, who passed away in August at the age of 89, was remembered warmly Monday at the Directors Guild headquarters as one of the most generous personalities in Hollywood.

“Everything I learned about directing, I learned from Bud Yorkin,” said director Robert Benton. “His enthusiasm and his joy for life could get you through almost anything. I will carry him with me, as will most of us, for the rest of my life.”

The two-hour program offered a recap of Yorkin’s lengthy and varied career, which included profoundly influential shows such as “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” “Maude,” “An Evening With Fred Astaire” and “Blade Runner.”

“Bud was quick to give credit to others and was slow to get it back,” William Friedkin told the audience of several hundred. “Bud was not one to blow his own horn — he did that for everyone else.”

Friedkin also »

- Dave McNary

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