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Producer Spikings-Goldsman dies of heart attack

Filmmaker was married to scribe Akiva Goldsman

Filmmaker Rebecca Spikings-Goldsman, who produced such films as “Mindhunters” and “Deep Blue Sea” died July 6 of a heart attack. She was 42.

Starting out as a associate producer on the indie “Pyrates,” Spikings worked at Irving Azoff’s Giant Pictures and then at Renny Harlin’s Midnight Sun Pictures for six years. Besides the Harlan-helmed “Mindhunters” and “Deep Blue Sea,” she was co-exec producer on his “Driven,” and “Cutthroat Island.”

Her other credits include HBO’s “Mistrial.”

Survivors include her husband, scribe-producer Akiva Goldsman.

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