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Tom Sherak

Tom Sherak
Born (1945-06-22)June 22, 1945
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died January 28, 2014(2014-01-28) (aged 68)
Calabasas, California, U.S.
Cause of death prostate cancer

Thomas Mitchell Sherak (June 22, 1945 – January 28, 2014) was an American actor-producer who was president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the 2009–2010 term[1][2] and re-elected for a second term in August 2010.[3] He was succeeded by Hawk Koch as Academy President in 2012.[4] On September 26, 2013, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti appointed Tom Sherak as director of the newly created Mayor's Entertainment Industry and Production Office.[5] Sherak died on January 28, 2014 in Calabasas, California, of prostate cancer. He was 68.[6][7]


  1. ^ Tom Sherak Elected President of AMPAS
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  5. ^ "Tom Sherak Named As LA's New Film Czar, Will Earn $1 A Year" – Huff Post Entertainment
  6. ^ Former Academy President Tom Sherak Dies, Aged 68
  7. ^ Tom Sherak dies at 68; former head of motion picture academy

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Preceded by
Sid Ganis
President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Succeeded by
Hawk Koch
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