- Associated Press - Thursday, November 11, 2010

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dino De Laurentiis, a film impresario and producer of “Serpico,” `’Barbarella” and “Death Wish,” has died. He was 91.

The Academy Award-winning producer’s daughter Raffaella De Laurentiis said in a statement that her father was surrounded by family when he died Wednesday night at his home in Beverly Hills. She did not give a cause of death.

De Laurentiis was a legend of Italian New Wave filmmaking. His works also included “Bitter Rice,” `’La Strada” and “Barbarella.”

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