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The family of missing Gavin Smith is asking the public to help look for him during a search this weekend, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The 57-year-old Fox distribution executive was last seen leaving a family friend's home in Oak Park between 9-10 p.m. on May 1. Smith drove away in a black Mercedes-Benz E420 sedan with license number 6EKT044.
The search, coordinated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, will take place on May 19-20 in undisclosed "remote areas," according to the Hollywood Reporter. More details are to be released soon on a website launched by Smith's family, the entertainment website reports.
Smith had just returned from a motion picture industry trade show in Las Vegas before he went missing.
He lives in West Hills and works out of a Calabasas office. He is white, about 6 feet 6, 210 pounds, with green eyes, gray hair with blond highlights, a goatee, a roughly 4-inch scar on his right inner wrist, and a 5-inch scar on one of his calves, according to a sheriff's statement.
Smith was a member of UCLA's 1975 national championship men's basketball team, the last title won by legendary Bruin coach John Wooden.
Anyone with information on Smith's whereabouts is asked to contact Detective T. Abraham or Detective C. Carnes at 323-890-5500, or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS. Anonymous tips can be submitted to http://lacrimestoppers.org.