A Man Of Movies…And Monkees
Bert Schneider was a pretty big deal – both in movies AND music. He produced famous movies like “Easy Rider,” “Five Easy Pieces” and “The Last Picture Show.” In fact, the Oscar winner is said to have inspired a whole new generation of independent filmmakers, labelled “New Hollywood.” He is also one of the two men who created [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Monkees[/lastfm]! So, you could say, he pre-fabbed the “Pre-Fab Four.” Burt just passed away at age 78 of natural causes.
CLICK HERE for a good read from the LA Times on the life, career and creative genius of Bert Schneider.