Glen Perry, Attorney at Sony Pictures Television, Dies at 54

He was in his second stint with the company, having worked for Columbia Pictures in the 1990s.

Glen Perry, a business affairs attorney at Sony Pictures Television, has died. He was 54.

Perry died suddenly on Saturday at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, a Sony spokesperson said. The cause of death was still being determined.

A specialist in rights management, Perry was in the midst of his second tour of duty at Sony, having served as a rights analyst at Columbia Pictures from 1991-95. He returned to the company in January.

Perry also spent a decade at the Walt Disney Co. from 2002-12.

A native of Los Angeles, Perry attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, earned his doctor of law degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1988 and quickly landed a job at Paramount Television.

He then worked for New World Entertainment, Fox Family Worldwide and NBCUniversal.

Survivors include his parents Susan and Sheldon.

A memorial service was set for 2 p.m. today at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in Los Angeles.