A multi-talented New Orleanian has passed away.
Alan Donnes died in a Los Angeles hospital early Wednesday morning after suffering from bacterial meningitis, which attacked his body and mind recently. Donnes was 57.
Donnes had been hospitalized since June 19.
The New Orleans native lived in the Los Angeles area for years, serving in the movie industry in many roles including as a producer. He previously served as President of National Lampoon.
Donnes brought Hollywood to New Orleans, helping his hometown on more than one occasion. In 2011, he co-wrote and produced the movie “Snatched.”...