Hollywood film financier and producer, Steve Bing, who invested in the famous Tom Hank film ‘The Polar Express,’ has passed away by suicide.
As per a LA County Coroner Office spokesperson, the office received a call informing the death of a man at 10000 Santa Monica Boulevard, LA. The man had been pronounced dead at 1.10pm, informed the spokesperson.
According to TMZ, who was the first news outlet to report the sad news, Bing jumped off from the building’s 27th floor. A person in the 10000 block of Santa Monica Blvd confirmed about Bing jumping off the tower.
The LA County Coroner’s Office and LAPD have not yet confirmed the identity of the deceased nor his reason behind death.
A person who was close to Bing said that he was suffering from depression and was acting weird of late.
The writing credits of Bing include “Every Breathe” of the year 1994 and an episode of the show “Married…with children.” Besides, he has also produced movies such as ‘Night at the Golden Eagle,’ ‘Get Carter,’ ‘Rules Don’t Apply,’ and Rock the ‘Kasbah.’ He was a huge investor in the animated feature movie ‘The Polar Express,’ which featured the voice of star Tom Hanks.