Hollywood producer and agent Ray Stark has died - aged 88.

The FUNNY GIRL producer passed away on Saturday in his Los Angeles home after battling with illness for the past few years.

Stark was considered one of Hollywood's biggest talents in his heyday - working with stars such as Barbra Streisand, Neil Simon, John Huston and SYDNEY POLLACK.

Among his best loved films were The Way We Were, The Sunshine Boys, THE GOODBYE GIRL and Annie.

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