Jung was depicted by Johnny Depp in the film “Blow.” George Jung, the Massachusetts local who was a vital figure in the U.S. cocaine exchange all through the 1970s and 1980s, and who was portrayed by Johnny Depp in the 2001 film “Blow,” has passed on. He was 78.
A post to Jung’s true Instagram page affirmed his passing Wednesday morning in Weymouth, where he was from. His official Twitter account highlighted a statement from the film, alongside the long periods of his introduction to the world and demise. Jung kicked the bucket while in hospice care and may have been experiencing liver and kidney disappointment.
Otherwise called “Boston George,” Jung went through twenty years in jail for drug sneaking.
Despite the fact that no reason for death was given in the authority declarations, TMZ reports he was engaging in kidney and liver disappointment.
Moreover, TMZ claims Jung passed on in hospice care with friends and family close by, and that he will be incinerated.
Jung’s endeavors were chronicled in the 1993 book “Blow: How a Small Town Boy Made $100 Million with the Medellín Cocaine Cartel and Lost It All” by Bruce Porter, which was adjusted into the film “Blow” featuring Johnny Depp as the medication dealer. The film was delivered in 2001.
Penelope Cruz, Ray Liotta, Rachel Griffiths, and all the more additionally featured in the Ted Demme-coordinated flick.
Jung was at first not satisfied with Depp’s projecting on the grounds that the entertainer played a “narc” in “21 Jump Street” and “a half-human, male/female stylist” in “Edward Scissorhands,” as he told a Q&A board in 2018, per The Hollywood Reporter.
Jung stood out as truly newsworthy in 2017 when he got back to his local Weymouth to film portions of a narrative about his life. The movie producers said at the time that the narrative would graph Jung’s excursion from humble beginnings on the South Shore to a high-flying medication provider assisting with running a domain that traversed Florida, California, and worldwide regions.
Brewster Police Chief Heath Eldredge said through email on Thursday.