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Daniel Sales


Film producer and distributor Daniel Sales died May 27 in his sleep in Marina Del Rey, Calif. He was 46.

A memorial service will be held at Menorah Gardens and Funeral Chapel in West Palm Beach, at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 4.

Born in West Palm Beach, Fla., Sales graduated from Brown University and then moved to New York to work in the film business. In 1984, he produced the independent film, “The Way It Is,” with Steve Buscemi, Vincent Gallo and Rockets Redglare among the cast.

Moving to Los Angeles, he formed Cinequanon Pictures, which produced films including “I Woke up Early the Day I Died,” starring Billy Zane and distributed hundreds of films worlwide.

In recent years, he worked closely with Boll KG and German director Uwe Boll, serving as a producer on videogame film adaptations, “Bloodrayne,” “Alone in the Dark,” and “House of the Dead.”

He is survived by his father, his mother and stepfather; three brothers and two sisters.

Donations may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles or the Epilepsy Foundation of South Florida.

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