The 1990 Wild Orchid‘s director and 1986’s 9 1/2 Weeks producer died Feb. 3 at the age of 69. Charlie Sheen first reported his death on Facebook, writing, “The world lost a brilliant and noble soul today. My dear friend of 40 years, Zalman King, just lost his battle with cancer. Fought like a recon marine til the bitter end. Say a prayer for his amazing wife Pat and their lovely daughters. Safe travels my friend. C”.
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