Harry J. Ufland Dies: ‘The Last Temptation Of Christ’ Producer Was 81

Harry J. Ufland, a frequent collaborator of Martin Scorsese, died of brain cancer at his home in Playa Vista. He was 81.
Born in Manhattan on March 12, 1936, Ufland was an agent-turned-producer who is best known for producing Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ starring Willem Dafoe. He also worked with the Academy Award-winning filmmaker on Mean Streets and The King of Comedy.
He became an agent at William Morris in 1958 and left in 1974 for CMA/ICM. After two…

Harry J. Ufland, a frequent collaborator of Martin Scorsese, died of brain cancer at his home in Playa Vista. He was 81. Born in Manhattan on March 12, 1936, Ufland was an agent-turned-producer who is best known for producing Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ starring Willem Dafoe. He also worked with the Academy Award-winning filmmaker on Mean Streets and The King of Comedy. He became an agent at William Morris in 1958 and left in 1974 for CMA/ICM. After two…