John Dartigue, a 22-year Warner Bros executive who rose to VP Publicity and supervised campaigns for such hits as The Fugitive and The Dark Knight and after starting his career at United Artists and working on the first 10 James Bonds pics, has died.
He was 82. A family spokesperson told Deadline that Dartigue died November 9 in Los Angeles after a sudden illness. Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Dartigue’s family moved to the U.S.
when he was 5 and would become a U.S. citizen in 1973. He launched his career in 1965 at United Artists through Robert Benjamin, the company’s co-chairman and a family friend.Read more on deadline.com