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- Posted on Aug 25th 2011 1:15PM by Theo Spielberg
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Dileo managed Jackson's career through the '80s and returned to managing the singer's career shortly before his death. In Jackson's book 'Moonwalk,' the superstar credits Dileo as a key force "responsible for turning my dream for 'Thriller' into a reality."
Aside from being a driving force in Michael Jackson's career Dileo was also a vibrant force in the entertainment industry, appearing in Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas.
He is survived by his wife, Linda; two children, Belinda and Dominic; and a grandson, Frank.