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Saw Producer Gregg Hoffman Dies

Gregg Hoffman, Twisted Pictures partner and producer, died of natural causes on Dec. 4, 2005, in Los Angeles. He was 42 years old.

Hoffman, Twisted Pictures president of production, most recently produced SAW, SAW II, CATACOMBS and SILENCE. He was working on CRAWLSPACE and SAW III.

Prior to his time with Twisted Pictures, Hoffman worked at The Walt Disney Co., and was instrumental in the acquisition, development and production of numerous successful projects including GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE, INSPECTOR GADGET, 101 DALMATIANS, 102 DALMATIANS, THE PARENT TRAP, THE ROOKIE, CORKY ROMANO and SWEET HOME ALABAMA. Prior to exiting, Hoffman held the post of svp of production and earned a producer credit on GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE 2.

Hoffman's first position in entertainment was as a story editor. He later embarked on his writing and producing career.

Hoffman was from Arizona and was a Deas List graduate from American University in Washington DC.

Donations in Gregg Hoffman's name can be made to Habitat for Humanity, (310) 323-4663.

He is survived by his wife Lucienne, four year old son Luke, eight year old son Jared, mother Stephanie and sister Tracy.

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