Dino De Laurentiis, the Oscar-winning auteur of classic new wave cinema and producer of films ranging from 'Serpico' to 'Barbarella,' died Wednesday night in Los Angeles, his family has announced. He was 91. The producer's daughter Raffaella De Laurentiis said in a statement that her father was surrounded by family when he died Wednesday night at his home in Beverly Hills. She did not give a cause of death.

The Italian icon may be best known for his collaborations with directors Roberto Rossellini and Federico Fellini, whose 'La Strada' and 'Nights of Cabiria' earned him Oscars for Best Foreign Film.

Clips From 'La Strada' and 'Three Days of the Condor':