Obituary: Campbell Katz


In Loving Memory

Campbell Katz


A resident of Malibu for almost 40 years, Campbell Katz was born in Great Neck, New York, on Jul. 8, 1948, and grew up in Port Washington, Long Island.

She attended Stuart Hall High School in Virginia, Sweet Briar College in Virginia and graduated with a B.A. from USC in 1969. Campbell was happily married, for 38 years, to Marty Katz, a Feature Film Producer, and Production Executive. Working together, as Marty’s Assistant at The Walt Disney Studios, from 1986-1996, where Marty was Executive Vice President, Motion Picture and Television Production, Worldwide, they supervised the production of many films, like “Down and Out in Beverly Hills,” “The Dead Poets Society” “Who Framed Roger Rabbit, “The Little Mermaid.”

Together, they formed Marty Katz Productions in 1986, where Marty was President and a Producer, and Campbell was both his assistant on all projects, as well as serving as Vice President of Development and Production. Together, they worked on Titanic, The Four Feathers, Imposter, Reindeer Games, The Great Raid, Love Ranch, and many other active development projects. 

Sadly, Campbell passed away on Dec. 25, 2021, from complications due to inoperable throat cancer. She is survived by her husband Marty, their three sons, Duane, Charles, and David, granddaughter Chaya, and grandson Samuel. A link to Campbell’s Memorial Service will soon be posted on