Matilda Fagan Cohen dies at 98

Exec for film-financier sons' AEI

Matilda Fagan Cohen, the mother of film financiers and film biz strategic advisers Joseph and Charles Cohen who served as financial administrator to their consulting company, American Entertainment Investors, well into her 90s, died in Los Angeles of multiple organ failure on June 7. She was 98.

American Entertainment Investors’ client list includes Alcon Entertainment, River Road Entertainment, Exclusive Media and The Weinstein Company, where it represents Goldman Sachs and Assured Guaranty, TWC’s primary creditors.

Matilda Fagan Cohen served as portfolio administrator for several leading U.S. foundations, including the Foerderer Foundation and the Jurodin Fund.

Cohen was born in Chicago, grew up in Philadelphia, lived and worked in New York and resided in Los Angeles for 23 years. She earned her B.A. from Hunter College in her 70s while working full time on Wall Street.

Funeral Services will be held at Hillside Memorial Park at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 16.

She is survived by her sons and two granddaughters.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Survivor Mitzvah Project in Los Angeles.

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