OBIT |'Bon Cop, Bad Cop' producer Kevin Tierney dead at 67

The Montreal producer behind the hit bilingual film ``Bon Cop, Bad Cop'' has died at the age of 67.

Kevin Tierney's son announced his father's death on social media.

Tierney produced a number of films including the box-office hit film ``Bon Cop, Bad Cop,'' which he also co-wrote and which earned a Genie Award for best motion picture in 2007.

He served as vice-chair of cinema for the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and was given a producer's award from the Canadian Film and Television Production Association in 2009.

In 2009, he produced the well-received film ``The Trotsky,'' which was directed by his filmmaker son Jacob.

Jacob Tierney says on Twitter that his father died early Saturday morning surrounded by family.