Tragic Loss: ‘Euphoria’ Producer Kevin Turen Passes Away at 44
• The entertainment industry is mourning the sudden passing of Kevin Turen, acclaimed producer of films such as “Malcolm & Marie” and “Waves,” and HBO’s hit series “Euphoria,” at the age of 44.
• Edward Turen, Kevin’s father, paid tribute to his son’s remarkable impact on the world.
• Jay Penske, a close friend, commemorated Kevin’s enduring commitment to family and friends.
• Fellow filmmakers have expressed their grief over this untimely loss and shared reminders to hold onto those we love dearly.
• Kevin is survived by his wife Evelina, and two sons, Jack and James; the cause of death remains unknown.
Kevin Turen, a highly esteemed producer known for his work on hit films like “Malcolm & Marie” and “Waves,” as well as HBO’s popular series “Euphoria,” has sadly passed away at the age of 44. The entertainment industry is grieving the loss of a remarkable talent.
Confirming the news to Deadline, Kevin’s father, Edward Turen, expressed his son’s profound impact on the world: “Kevin was truly one of a kind. This world will be a lesser place without him.”
Jay Penske, a close friend of Kevin, fondly remembered the producer’s legacy, emphasizing his devotion to family and friends. Penske stated, “Despite his incredible success in Hollywood, Kevin’s greatest joy came from his loved ones. He adored his children and ensured they grew up with strong values and a commitment to making a difference in the world.”
Following his untimely passing, tributes poured in from friends and colleagues, including British independent film producer Cassian Elwes, who mourned the loss and urged others to cherish their loved ones: “Tonight, we lost a dear friend and a true champion of independent cinema. It’s a heartbreaking reminder that life is fragile and fleeting.”
The industry has been reminded of the tight-knit nature of Hollywood as we collectively mourn the loss of a talented rising star.
Kevin Turen is survived by his wife Evelina, and their two sons, Jack and James. The cause of his sudden death remains unknown at this time.