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American screenwriter, winner of an Oscar, Golden globe and BAFTA Alvin Sargent died in USA at 93 year of life. About it reports a portal of sorts, with reference to the representatives of the filmmaker.
It is noted that he died of natural causes at his home in Seattle (Washington state). A memorial service will be held at the Los Angeles date has not yet been disclosed. The family of the writer was asked not to spend money on flowers and donate them to the Foundation, “Stand up against cancer”, whose co-founder was the wife of Sargent, producer Laura Ziskin, who died in 2011.
Sargent was born in Philadelphia in 1927. He started his career in television, writing scripts for the TV series “Ben Casey,” “Route 66,” “Alfred Hitchcock Hour” and “Run for your life”. He also worked on such films as “Paper moon,” “Wrong,” “Spiderman 2,” “spider-Man 3: the Enemy in reflection” and “the New Spiderman”.
The writer has received two awards “Oscar” for the film “Julia” and “Ordinary people.” He was also awarded a BAFTA and Saturn.
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