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Los Angeles police search for missing movie studio executive

FILE: This photo shows Gavin Smith.

FILE: This photo shows Gavin Smith.  (MyFoxLA)

Los Angeles police are searching for a movie studio executive who was last seen Tuesday driving through his neighborhood, MyFoxLA reports.

57-year-old Gavin Smith disappeared after being spotted driving his Mercedes through his neighborhood in Oak Park, which is about 35 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.

Smith works in the distribution department at 20th Century Fox, MyFoxLA reported citing The Hollywood Reporter. Smith's son Evan Smith plays basketball at the nearby University of Southern California.

"We are very concerned about Gavin," Fox distribution president Chris Aronson told The Hollywood Reporter according to MyFoxLA. "We are actively doing what we can to assist the L.A. Sheriff's department."

20th Century Fox is owned by News Corporation, the parent company of Fox News.

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Newscore contributed to this report.