Robert A. Altman, CEO, and founder of ZeniMax, the parent company of Bethesda, died at age 74 years.
Altman was married to former Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter and had two children. Before founding ZeniMax in 1999 with Christopher Weaver, Altman was a lawyer in Washington. Then he met Christopher Weaver and together they founded ZeniMax Media which is the parent company of Bethesda and many other studios.
After Altman’s death, many peoples and studios have published different posts on their social media accounts.
Bethesda’s post on its social media accounts states:
“We are deeply saddened to tell you of the passing of Robert A. Altman, our Founder, and CEO. He was a true visionary, friend, and believer in the spirit of people and the power of what they could accomplish together. He was an extraordinary leader, and an even better human being.”
We are deeply saddened to tell you of the passing of Robert A. Altman, our Founder and CEO. He was a true visionary, friend, and believer in the spirit of people and the power of what they could accomplish together. He was an extraordinary leader, and an even better human being. pic.twitter.com/FZFsVtHc5t— Bethesda (@bethesda) February 4, 2021
His son has written a letter about his father’s death which is published on Bethesda Website and which you can find it here.
Also, the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has expressed condolences for Robert A. Altman through a post on his Twitter account.
“I am incredibly saddened by the news that we have lost an industry icon, partner, and close friend Robert Altman. Sending love and strength to his family and all the teams at Zenimax/Bethesda during this very difficult time.”
The cause of death is still unknown but many people believe this happened because of his age. Altman was born on February 23th 1947 and died at the age of 74.