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Fox movie executive missing for five days; detectives seek help

Authorities this weekend continued to search for a 20th Century Fox movie executive last seen on Tuesday.

Gavin Smith, 57, of Oak Park was last seen at his residence in the 500 block of Callwood Court between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Smith has worked in the studio's movie distribution department for nearly 18 years.

He is described as 6-foot-6 and weighing 210 pounds. He has gray hair streaked with blond, and a goatee. He drives a black 2000 Mercedes 420 E with California license plate number 6EKT044.

He is a former UCLA basketball player.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detectives T. Abraham or C. Carns at the sheriff’s homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500.


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