Obituary Computer pioneer Arnold Spielberg, filmmaker Steven's dad, dies at 103 Updated : August 27, 2020 08:53 AM IST Spielberg died of natural causes while surrounded by his family in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to a statement from his four children. Spielberg and Charles Propster designed the GE-225 mainframe computer in the late 1950s while working for General Electric. Arnold helped Steven produce his first full-fledged movie, Firelight, made in 1963 when the budding director was 16. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.