George Jung, a former drug smuggler and the real-life inspiration behind the film Blow, has died at the age of 78.
Jung was portrayed by Johnny Depp in Blow, Ted Demme’s biographical crime film released in 2001.
Jung eventually came around and went on to praise Depp’s work in the film.
At the time, a five-part docuseries about Jung, Boston George: Famous Without The Fortune, had just finished post-production and had been bought by a distributor.
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