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Cyrus Yavneh

  • Birthplace: New York
Date of passing: 
January 25, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Cyrus Yavneh was an American film and television producer.

Yavneh worked on Fox's 24 during its first two seasons, producing 34 episodes in all. He received an Emmy nomination in 2002 and shared the Producers Guild Award for Outstanding Episodic Television, Drama, a year later.

Yavneh also produced 80 episodes of The CW's Supernatural during its first three seasons, from 2005-08, and earlier guided 19 installments of the 1997-98 Peabody Award-winning ABC series Nothing Sacred.

Cyrus Yavneh was an American film and television producer.

Yavneh worked on Fox's 24 during its first two seasons, producing 34 episodes in all. He received an Emmy nomination in 2002 and shared the Producers Guild Award for Outstanding Episodic Television, Drama, a year later.

Yavneh also produced 80 episodes of The CW's Supernatural during its first three seasons, from 2005-08, and earlier guided 19 installments of the 1997-98 Peabody Award-winning ABC series Nothing Sacred.

Yavneh also worked on many miniseries and telefilms, including Judith Kranz's Princess Daisy (1983), on which he met his future wife, choreographer Lynne Taylor; 1991's Son of the Morning Star, about General George Armstrong Custer; and 2000's Baby, starring Farrah Fawcett.

Yavneh died January 25, 2018, in Santa Monica, California. He was 76.

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Cyrus Yavneh

Cyrus Yavneh

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Courtesy Robbie Fox

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

1 Nomination No Emmys

Outstanding Drama Series - 2002

  • Nominee
  • Cyrus Yavneh, Produced by
  • 24
  • FOX
  • Imagine Television and 20th Century Fox TV in association w/Teakwood Lane Productions