Sydney Pollack, Movie Director dies 73

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Sydney PollackSydney Pollack (July 1, 1934 – May 26, 2008) was an Academy Award-winning American film director, producer and actor. He directed over 21 films and 10 television shows, acted in over 30 films or shows, and produced over 44 films. Pollack is best known for directing films Out of Africa (Academy Awards, 1985), Tootsie (1982), Three Days of the Condor (1975), The Yakuza (1975), The Way We Were and Jeremiah Johnson (1972), along with newer films The Interpreter (2005), Sabrina (1995), The Firm (1993) and Havana (1990). He has appeared in over 15 films, including The Interpreter (2005), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Husbands and Wives (1992), The Player (1992), and The Electric Horseman (1979). In 2007, he appeared opposite George Clooney in Michael Clayton, a film which he also co-produced.

Death of Sydney Pollack
Sydney Pollack died of cancer on May 26, 2008.
Sydney Pollack was 73 years old at the time of his death.
He died at his home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California surrounded by family, said his publicist, Leslee Dart. He had been diagnosed with cancer about nine months ago.

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Sydney Pollack’s filmography

The Slender Thread (1965) director
This Property Is Condemned (1966) director
The Scalphunters’ (1968) director
The Swimmer (1968) co-director
Castle Keep (1969) director
They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (1969) director
Jeremiah Johnson (1972) director
The Way We Were (1973) director
Three Days of the Condor (1975) director
The Yakuza (1975) director/producer
Bobby Deerfield (1977) director/producer
The Electric Horseman (1979) director/actor
Absence of Malice (1981) director/producer
Tootsie (1982) director/producer/actor
Out of Africa (1985) director/producer
Havana (1990) director/co-producer
The Firm (1993) director/producer
Sabrina (1995) director/producer
Random Hearts (1999) director
Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005) director
The Interpreter (2005) director, executive producer, and actor

The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) executive producer
Presumed Innocent (1990) producer
Sense and Sensibility (1995) executive producer
Sliding Doors (1998) producer
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) executive producer
Iris (2001) executive producer
The Quiet American (2002) executive producer
Cold Mountain (2003) producer
Breaking and Entering (2006) producer
Michael Clayton (2007) producer
Recount (2008) executive producer

Appearances in film and television
War Hunt (1962) actor
Tootsie (1982) actor
Husbands and Wives (1992) actor
A Civil Action (1998) actor
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) actor
Will & Grace (2000) actor
King of the Hill (2000) as Grant Trimble
Changing Lanes (2002) actor
One Six Right (2005) as himself
The Interpreter (2005) actor
Avenue Montaigne (2006)
The Sopranos (2007) actor
Michael Clayton (2007) actor
Entourage (2007) as himself
Made of Honor (2008) actor