Reuther's family said he died of cancer Saturday at his home in Santa Monica, Calif.
After starting in the mailroom at the William Morris talent agency in the late 1970s, Reuther worked his way into film development. He was an executive producer on 1987's "Dirty Dancing," and along with Julia Roberts' 1990 smash "Pretty Woman," Reuther produced such films as "The Client," "Face/Off," "The Rainmaker" and "Pay It Forward."
Reuther is survived by a daughter, his mother, two brothers and a sister.
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