R.I.P Sidney Lumet


On Saturday, April 9, 2011, renowned director Sidney Lumet died at his home in Manhattan from lymphoma.  He was 86.  He is survived by his wife, Mary Gimbel, two daughters, nine grandchildren and a great grand child.

Lumet has directed over 40 films including “12 Angry Men”, “Dog Day Afternoon”, “Serpico”, “Network” and “The Verdict”. He was nominated for the Oscars five times but never won. Although he never won an Oscar himself, Lummet directed 17 Oscar nominated performances. In addition, Lumet received an Academy Award  for lifetime achievement in 2005.

Talk to me!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s