LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: “Euphoria” producer Kevin Turen, married to actress Evelina Turen, died suddenly at the age of 44. According to IMDb, he married Evelina, known for her roles in “The Box” (2009), “That Awkward Moment” (2014) and “Arbitrage” (2012), on June 23, 2012. The couple has two sons : Jack and James.
Edward Turen’s father Kevin confirmed the news of his son’s death on November 12 in a statement provided to Deadline. “Kevin was incredibly special, this world will be even less special without him,” the heartbroken father said.
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According to Deadline, he died over the weekend and the cause of death remains unknown.
Besides “Euphoria,” Turen has worked on various other projects, including “The Idol,” Ti West’s “X” trilogy, “Waves,” and “All Is Lost.”
Hollywood is stunned by his untimely death.
Kevin Turen and Evelina Turen have been married for 11 years (Kevin Turen/Facebook)
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Kevin Turen’s death creates ‘deep sense of loss’
Born in Manhattan, Kevin dreamed of joining the entertainment industry from the beginning. He moved to Los Angeles after studying film at Columbia University. Kevin made his production debut with Larry Clark’s 2005 film “Wassup Rockers.”
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His close personal friend and CEO of Deadlines’ parent company PMC, Jay Penske, remembers the late producer as a person who was very passionate about his family and friends.
“Despite his many accomplishments in Hollywood, Kevin’s greatest passion was his family and friends. He was so proud of his children. He and his wife, Evelina, were determined that their children would grow up with great values and ensured that they make a difference in the wider world,” he said.
“Our collective heart breaks for them, and we all feel a deep sense of loss. We will miss Kevin so much, and this city lost one of its brightest rising stars today,” Penske said.
“Euphoria” faces a second tragedy with the death of Kevin Turen
With Turen’s untimely passing, another member of the “Euphoria” team was lost just three months after the tragic death of Angus Cloud, the actor behind Fezco “Fez” O’Neill on the HBO series, in July .
The death of Kevin Turen is a tragic loss for the Euphoria team (Screenshot Variety Radio Online/Youtube)
Kevin was a part of “Euphoria” from the beginning and served as executive producer throughout both seasons. The critically acclaimed series marks the entry of its production house into the world of television.
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