Bruce Paltrow, TV Director-Producer, Husband of Blythe Danner, Dead at 58

Obituaries   Bruce Paltrow, TV Director-Producer, Husband of Blythe Danner, Dead at 58 Bruce Paltrow, the TV producer and director married to stage actress Blythe Danner, and father of film actress Gwyneth Paltrow, died Oct. 3 in Rome, Italy, CNN reported.

Bruce Paltrow, the TV producer and director married to stage actress Blythe Danner, and father of film actress Gwyneth Paltrow, died Oct. 3 in Rome, Italy, CNN reported.

Mr. Patrow, who has stage, TV and film credits, had suffered throat cancer in recent years. He was 58 and was reportedly in Rome on holiday. He died suddenly from complications from pneumonia, according to CNN.

In addition to producing the TV series, "St. Elsewhere" and "The White Shadow," he directed and produced the 2000 film, "Duets," starring his daughter.

In 2001, at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Mr. Paltrow staged Educating Rita starring Edward Herrmann.

A Brooklyn native, Mr. Paltrow had his roots in the theatre. He and Danner, a Broadway star from Butterflies Are Free, married in 1970, the same year she took home the Tony for Butterflies. Mr. Paltrow is also survived by a son, Jake.