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Bill Frazee, a postproduction veteran in Hollywood and a co-founder of Post Logic Studios, has died. He was 60.
Frazee died Aug. 20 in Palm Springs, his longtime friend D.J. Dole announced. He was found dead in a backyard swimming pool. Dole said the cause of death has not been determined, with a coroner’s report yet to be issued.
Frazee began his entertainment career in 1978 as a publicity assistant with Tandem/Embassy Productions. Inside of a year, he was promoted to episodic postproduction manager for the sitcoms Good Times and The Jeffersons and for the pilots for Diff’rent Strokes and The Facts of Life.
In 1983, Frazee moved to MGM/United Artists as vp distribution and worked with several postproduction facilities in Los Angeles, including Technicolor/Compact Video.
He helped launch Post Logic, the first full-service post and audio facility in Los Angeles, in 1989, and served as its president.
Frazee joined 4MC/Ascent Media in 1996 as vp business development and operations before being promoted to vice president of North America. He opened his own consulting firm in 2010.
Survivors include his nieces, Lauri and Lisa, and cousins, Judi and Terri. A celebration of his life will be held at 11 a.m. on Nov. 3 in Palm Springs. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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