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Title: Sydney Pollack dies of cancer at age 73
Post by: Allhallowsday on May 26, 2008, 09:22:11 PM
Sydney Pollack dies of cancer at age 73
LOS ANGELES - Academy Award-winning director Sydney Pollack, a Hollywood mainstay who achieved commercial success and critical acclaim with the gender-bending comedy "Tootsie" and the period drama "Out of Africa, has died. He was 73...  

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/obit_sydney_pollack (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/obit_sydney_pollack)


Title: Re: Sydney Pollack dies of cancer at age 73
Post by: CheezeFlixz on May 27, 2008, 07:16:52 PM
I saw that this morning, RIP Sydney and thanks for Jeremiah Johnson, Three Days of the Condor, The Yakuza and other.


Title: Re: Sydney Pollack dies of cancer at age 73
Post by: Oldskool138 on May 29, 2008, 06:43:36 AM
I always liked him as an actor.  His directorial efforts are probably great but I really haven't seen any...mostly because they're straight dramas.  RIP.


Title: Re: Sydney Pollack dies of cancer at age 73
Post by: Allhallowsday on May 29, 2008, 03:55:29 PM
I always liked him as an actor.  His directorial efforts are probably great but I really haven't seen any...mostly because they're straight dramas.  RIP.
I agree, I enjoyed seeing SYDNEY on the screen.  Y'never saw TOOTSIE?   Aside from his wonderful uncredited appearance, he directed that one, too.  :teddyr: