Lorenzo Soria, Hollywood Foreign Press Association President, Dies at 68

Lorenzo Soria, Hollywood Foreign Press Association President, Dies at 68
Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization behind the Golden Globe Awards, died Friday at his home in Los Angeles, according to a member of his family. He was 68. A cause of death was not disclosed.

“His passing is a deep loss for us and for all who knew him and who were blessed by his generosity, passion and sense of humor,” Soria’s family said in a statement. “He was deeply committed to the movie industry’s power to heal the world and shine a spotlight on injustice. His contributions and friendship were immense; he was a fighter whom we loved deeply.”

Soria was most recently elected president in 2019, and was half-way through his three-year term.

Born in Argentina, Soria moved to Italy at a young age. He started out as a journalist for Italian newsweekly L’Espresso and has been working for Italian newspaper
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