Peter MacGregor-Scott

Peter MacGregor-Scott (December 28, 1947 – October 29, 2017) was a British film producer, production manager and assistant director. He produced the 1997 film Batman & Robin. He also produced the Cheech & Chong films Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers, Still Smokin and Born in East L.A.. Others are The Whoopee Boys and Death to Smoochy.

Personal lifeEdit

Peter MacGregor-Scott was born in Maidenhead, England. His father was J. C. MacGregor Scott, who served as an executive with such British film companies as Columbia Pictures U.K., Warner-Pathe Distributors and Commonwealth United International.[1] He is survived by his two children, Elizabeth Kennedy (née MacGregor-Scott), Taylor MacGregor-Scott and his wife, Susan (née Brustien) MacGregor-Scott.

CareerEdit

MacGregor-Scott was a movie producer since the 1970s.[2] He started off working for Pinewood Studios in the sound department.[3]

His earliest work includes Strange Portrait in which he was second unit director or assistant director.[4] In 1970, he left England to move to the United States. In that year he worked on Ride the Tiger which was shot in the Philippines.[3]

In 1971, he worked on The Day of the Wolves and in 1976 in High Velocity.[4] He co-produced The Fugitive.[5] He produced Batman & Robin.[6]

It was announced that on October 5, 2013, he was to present the MPEG Fellowship and Service Award to re-recording mixer Donald O. Mitchell. Both MacGregor-Scott and Mitchell had worked together on Under Siege and Batman & Robin.[7]

DeathEdit

MacGregor-Scott was involved in a taxi accident in New York City which resulted in complications which would lead to his death on October 25, 2017, aged 69.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Peter Macgregor-Scott, Producer on The Fugitive and Batman Forever, Dies at 69", hollywoodreporter.com; accessed October 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Peter Macgregor-Scott on The Fugitive and Batman", craveonline.com.au; accessed October 31, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Producer Peter Macgregor-Scott to Present MPEG Fellowship & Service Award to Donald O. Mitchell
  4. ^ a b Profile, Cinemagia.ro; accessed October 31, 2017.
  5. ^ Carolyn Giardina, Oscar-Winning Sound Mixer Donald O. Mitchell Honored at Awards Dinner, The Hollywood Reporter, October 6, 2013.
  6. ^ Chris Quinn, Entertainment, Hollywood star apologizes for ruining Batman, mysanantonio.com; accessed October 31, 2017.
  7. ^ Producer Peter Macgregor-Scott to Present MPEG Award by Movies News Desk, BroadwayWorld.com, September 25, 2013.
  8. ^ Barnes, Mike (October 30, 2017). "Peter Macgregor-Scott, Producer on 'The Fugitive' and 'Batman Forever,' Dies at 69". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 15, 2018.