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Film director Richard Donner dies

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Film director Richard Donner dies

The film industry is in mourning after the death of film director Richard Donner at the age of 91.

A spokesman for the family reported that the film director passed away on July 5 in Los Angeles.

Donner directed the classic “Superman” film released in 1978, with which he established in popular culture the iconic foundations of future superheroes in the film industry.

When Richard Donner cast Christopher Reeve as Superman, the actor was associated with the character for the rest of his life.

In addition to his success in Superman, the director was in charge of such films as 1976’s “The Prophecy” and 1987’s “Lethal Weapon.”

Director Steve Spielberg wrote a statement lamenting the departure of the legendary Donner.

“Dick had such a powerful command of his films and was so gifted for so many genres. Being in his circle was akin to hanging out with your favorite coach, the smartest teacher, the fiercest motivator, the most endearing friend, the staunchest ally, and of course the best Goonie ever. “

Spielberg said.

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Degree in Social Communication from the Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela. Journalist for La Noticia. [email protected] More from José Cordero