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Jerry Weintraub To Receive Hollywood Legend Award from Hollywood Film Awards

'Behind the Candelabra' is producer's latest triumph

Jerry Weintraub: 'Behind the Candelabra' Producer
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Longtime producer Jerry Weintraub will receive the inaugural Hollywood Legend Award for outstanding contributions to film and the entertainment industry from the Hollywood Film Awards.

Kudo will be presented at the event Oct. 21 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Weintraub’s latest triumph was “Behind the Candelabra,” the HBO telepic that received 15 Emmy nominations. Memorable feature credits for Weintraub include “Nashville” and the “Karate Kid” and “Ocean’s Eleven” franchises.