RIP Michael Apted

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RIP Michael Apted

#1 Post by Bob Juch » Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:17 am

(CNN)British filmmaker and documentarian Michael Apted died Thursday night in Los Angeles at the age of 79, the Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced in a statement Friday.

No details about his death were immediately available.

Born in 1941 in Aylesbury, England, Apted had a prolific body of work in television, film and documentaries.

He directed the 1980 movie "Coal Miner's Daughter," which won the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture in the musical and comedy category. Sissy Spacek won the Oscar for Best Actress for her role in the film.

Apted was a prolific director for such films as "The World is Not Enough"

Other notable works he directed include "Agatha," "Gorky Park," "Gorillas in the Mist," "Nell," and "Enough."

Apted directed the 1999 film "The World is Not Enough," part of the James Bond series, as well as the third installment of "The Chronicles of Narnia" film franchise.
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Re: RIP Michael Apted

#2 Post by Vandal » Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:13 pm

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