Ivan Reitman Biography

Ivan Reitman was a Czechoslovak-born Canadian film and television director, producer and screenwriter. He was best known for his comedy work, especially in the 1980s and 1990s. He was the owner of The Montecito Picture Company, founded in 1998.

Even though he was born in Komárno, Slovakia, Reitman was raised in Canada where he first met such young comics as his later stars, Dan Aykroyd and Rick Moranis.

He made his first major impression as the producer of National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978), the madcap, wildly successful frat comedy that introduced Saturday Night Live star John Belushi to big-screen audiences.

Ivan Reitman Net Worth

Ivan Reitman had an estimated net worth of $100 million at the time of his death.

Ivan Reitman Movies

Notable films he directed include Meatballs (1979), Stripes (1981), Ghostbusters (1984), Ghostbusters II (1989), Twins (1988), Kindergarten Cop (1990), Dave (1993), and Junior (1994). Reitman also served as producer for such films as Animal House (1978), Beethoven (1992), Space Jam (1996), and Private Parts (1997).

Ivan Reitman Age

Ivan Reitman died aged on February 12, aged 75. He was born on October 27, 1946, in Komárno, Czechoslovakia.

Ivan Reitman Death

Reitman died at his home in Montecito, California on February 12, 2022.

Ivan Reitman Cause of Death

Reitman died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday night at his home in Montecito, California, his family told the Associated Press. No cause of death was given.

“Our family is grieving the unexpected loss of a husband, father, and grandfather who taught us to always seek the magic in life,” his children Jason, Catherine, and Caroline Reitman said in a joint statement.


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