May 31, 2021
By Andy Johnson
He was the producer of the only X-rated film to win the Oscar for best Movie of the Year.
Jerome Hellman, the man behind the 1970 hit move “Midnight Cowboy” has died.
He was also the producer of 1978’s “Coming Home.” about paraplegic Vietnam War veterans and the families left to cope with their injuries.
His last major film was “The Mosquito Coast,” in 1986.
Hellman died late last week at his home in Massachusetts. No Cause was given.
Jerome Hellman was 92.