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Producer Bernd Eichinger dies in Los Angeles

Producer Bernd Eichinger dies in Los Angeles

Bernd Eichinger, the Constantin Film head whose producing credits include “Downfall” and “The Baader Meinhof Complex,” died yesterday in Los Angeles, Variety reports. He was 61.

Eichinger was also a screenwriter who had credits on “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer,” “The Baader Meinhof Complex” and “Downfall,” among other titles. He was a producer on the “Resident Evil” franchise as well as “Fantastic Four.”

He is survived by his wife Katja Hofmann, a film journalist and former Variety reporter, as well as his daughter Nina, a German TV presenter and actress.

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