Entertainment lawyer Myron DuBow died April 30 in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 76.
A native of the Bronx, DuBow graduated from City College of New York and the New York School of Law. He began his career in private practice, which soon became real estate development on Long Island, New Jersey and Florida during the 1960s and 1970s.
In 1980, DuBow began a second career in the entertainment industry. Childhood friend Norman Horowitz hired him as V.P. Business Affairs at PolyGram Television. DuBow held similar positions with Columbia Pictures Television, Coca-Cola Telecommunications and MGM.
In 1993, DuBow joined Playboy Entertainment Group as Sr. V.P., Legal and Business Affairs. He was still working as a consultant to Playboy at the time of his death.
Myron DuBow is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carrie; sons Richard and Ken, prexy of Modern Entertainment; a daughter, Amy and eight grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the UCLA Foundation (ICU Cardio-Thoracic Unit).