The producer died at his home in Hollywood on Tuesday (14Mar17).

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Harris was a cabaret hit and theatre impresario before he joined the military and became a decorated World War Two veteran.

When he returned to the U.S. he opened his own publicity and film distribution company in his hometown before finding fame in Hollywood as the producer of The Blob in 1958.

He was also behind films like Dinosaurus, The Eyes of Laura Mars, and Equinox.

Harris became the Hollywood Walk of Fame's oldest inductee in 2014, when he received a star at the age of 95.

Flowers were laid on his star on Tuesday afternoon (14Mar17).

A memorial service will be held on Monday (20Mar17) at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles.