Sy Kravitz – What Caused His Death?  

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Sy Kravitz was an American TV producer and former US military officer. He was famous for working with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) as a film producer.

Profile Summary

Full Name Seymour Kravitz
Nickname Sy Kravitz 
Date of Birth December 10, 1924 
Date of Death October 29, 2005
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York, USA
Ex-wives Erika and Roxie Roker 
Children 3
Profession Military man and TV producer

Sy Kravitz’s Early Life

His full name is Seymour Kravitz. Sy Kravitz was born on the 10th of December 1924, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States of America. 

Sy Kravitz’s Age

Sy Kravitz would have been 98 years as of 2022 if he were to be alive. 

Sy Kravitz’s Nationality 

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Sy Kravitz holds an American Nationality although his ethnicity is traced to Jewish and Russian.

Sy Kravitz’s Educational Background 

Sy Kravitz attended Beverly Hills High School, passed with good grades, and later joined a university where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1946. 

Sy Kravitz’s Parents 

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Sy Kravitz was born to Jean Kaufman and Joseph Kravitz.

Jean Kaufman was a housewife and dedicated most of her time to raising the family, while Joseph Kravitz had a job at a telecommunication company.

Sy Kravitz’s Late Brother

Sy Kravitz was raised in Brooklyn together with his younger brother, Leonard M. Kravitz. Sy and Leonard enjoyed their childhood moments and even served in the military together. Unfortunately, Leonard died in the Korean War and was honored with the Distinguished Service Cross.

Sy Kravitz’s Previous Marriages 

The iconic TV producer, Sy Kravitz married two times. First, he married Erika in 1948. The couple was blessed with two children named Laurie and Tedi Kravitz. 

After being backlashed by both parties, they divorced in 1955. 

Sy Kravitz’s second marriage was in 1963 when he tied the knot with actress Roxie Roker. After two decades of marriage, Sy Kravitz and Roxie Roker divorced in 1985. Roxie Roker died from breast cancer in 1995.

Lenny Kravitz became a very successful rock artist selling millions of records all over the world. His style of music includes Rock, Blues, Soul, R&B, Funk, Jazz, Reggae, Hard Rock, Psychedelic, Pop-folk, and ballads. 

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Lenny Kravitz got married to actress Lisa Bonet in 1987 and the two got divorced in 1993. 

Sy Kravitz’s daughter, Zoe Kravitz is a beautiful singer and actress known popularly for starring in movies like Divergent and Big Little Lies.

Sly Kravitz
Photo of Sly Kravitz and daughter Zoe Kravitz

When Did Sy Kravitz Die? 

Sy Kravitz was diagnosed with leukemia and died on October 29, 2005, in New York City when he was 80 years old. 

His musician son Lenny Kravitz paid tribute to him at a concert in Connecticut.

Sy Kravitz
Sy Kravitz joined the US Army after the completion of his university education. He joined the service as a Green Beret and gradually rose to the position of sergeant.

Sy Kravitz’s Life And Career

Sy Kravitz joined the US Army after the completion of his university education. He joined the service as a Green Beret and gradually rose to the position of sergeant. During his service time, he fought in the Second World War and the Korean War.

Aside from being a soldier, Sy Kravitz worked as a news reporter during the Vietnam War. 

Sy Kravitz ventured into TV production after serving in the military. He was in charge of developing and overseeing the video aspect of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), and he gained prominence during the period. 

He was featured in the documentary, “Sid Bernstein Presents” in 2010. 

Sy Kravitz’s Net worth

Sy Kravitz has an estimated net worth of $6 million.

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