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Zack Estrin dead at 51 – Mystery surrounds cause of death of TV boss who worked on Prison Break & Dawson’s Creek

ZACK Estrin, well-known television producer and writer, died suddenly last week at the age of 51.

The writer, who worked as executive producer/showrunner of Lost In Space, died in Hermosa Beach, Calif., on September 23.


Zack Estrin has died aged 51Credit: Getty

The cause of death has not yet been released, but Estrin is believed to have died of natural causes, Deadline reports.

A statement released by the late TV producer’s family read: “Zack Estrin was everything to us. The best husband, father, son and friend.

“He liked to make everyone happy. He liked to make everyone laugh.

“He loved being a writer/producer and helping to create these shows that people liked.”

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“But above all, he loved his family and friends. Thank you all for being a part of his life and ours,” the statement concluded.

Estrin, a USC graduate, was born in Woodland, California and raised in Brooklyn, New York.

His entertainment career began with his work as a producer on Stranger Than Fiction and O, a modern adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Othello.

He was later credited for his work on “Dawson’s Creek”, “Charmed” and “Tru Calling”.

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