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14th February, 2023 (GMT-5)
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Dave Hollis, who had previously served as an executive at Disney and was the president of the company's global distribution division, passed away at 47 in his Austin, TX residence.
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Although the exact cause of his death is not determined, Hollis had been admitted to the hospital recently due to heart-related problems.
Hollis became the theatrical distribution chief at Disney in 2011 after the retirement of veteran executive Chuck Viane.
He had played a key role in relaunching the Star Wars franchise, as well as the Avengers series, Frozen, and Ryan Coogler's highly successful superhero movie, Black Panther.
Under his leadership, Disney studio achieved unparalleled box office expansion and was the first studio to surpass the $7 billion milestone in worldwide ticket sales in 2016.
Hollis also wrote self-help books named, "Get Out of Your Own Way", "Built Through Courage: Face Your Fears to Live the Life You Were Meant For" and
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