Bernd Eichinger (April 11, 1949, Neuberg an der Donau, Germany - January 24, 2011, Los Angeles, California) was a German producer, director and screenwriter who co-produced The NeverEnding Story alongside Dieter Geissler.


  • In the 1980s, Eichinger was in a relationship with Jane Seitz, who edited The NeverEnding Story. Seitz committed suicide in 1988.
  • Eichinger died from a heart attack in 2011 at the age of 61.
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