Kevin Turen, producer of Euphoria and The Idol, has died. He was 44.

Turen died suddenly over the weekend. His cause of death is not know at this time. The producer is survived by his wife, Evelina, and his two sons, Jack and James.

His father Edward Turen said in a statement Sunday night: “Kevin was so incredibly special, this world is going to be less without him.”

Turen first produced Larry Clark’s Wassup Rockers and later went on to work with Sam Levinson and produce Malcolm and Marie, Trey Shultz’s Waves, Nicholas Jarecki’s Arbitrage, Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation, Kornel Mondruczo’s Pieces of a Woman, Ramin Bahrani’s 99 Homes and Ti West’s X trilogy.

Turen’s work in television included Levinson’s Euphoria and The Idol as well as Olivier Assayas’a Irma Vep.

Jay Penske, CEO of Deadline’s parent company PMC and close friend said, “Despite his many achievements in Hollywood, Kevin’s greatest passion was his family and friends. He was so proud of his children. He and his wife, Evelina, were resolved that their children grow up with great values and ensured they make a difference in the broader world. Our collective heart breaks for them, and we all feel such a profound sense of loss. We will miss Kevin so much, and this town lost one of its brightest rising stars today.”

Born in New York City on August 16, 1979, Turen studied cinema at Columbia University before moving out to Los Angeles.

Dominic Patten contributed to this report

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