Ex-Playboy Entertainment Group president Tony Lynn dies

Last Updated: Wed, Dec 05, 2018 05:13 hrs

[USA], Dec 5 (ANI): Former president of Playboy Entertainment Group, Tony Lynn, passed away after a prolonged illness.

Lynn, 66, who was suffering from cancer, breathed his last at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Saturday, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed.

Lynn has been credited for establishing 25 joint ventures for Playboy-branded channels in more than 100 countries and has presided over tenfold increases in revenue and profits during his 1992-2000 stint with the company.

Apart from his stint at Playboy, the 66-year-old also served at different positions in HBO, Columbia Pictures, and MGM Telecommunications, to name a few.

Lynn is survived by his wife Mary Ellen Callahan, two children, a granddaughter and sister. (ANI)