Sydney Pollack 1934 - 2008


Director/ Actor Sydney Pollack died of cancer this weekend.

Yahoo lists some of the man's impressive credits:
In 1970, "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?," about Great Depression marathon dancers, received nine Oscar nominations, including one for Pollack's direction. He was nominated again for best director for 1982's "Tootsie," starring Dustin Hoffman as a cross-dressing actor and Pollack as his exasperated agent. As director and producer, he won Academy Awards for the 1986 romantic epic "Out of Africa," starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep, which captured seven Oscars in all.


He was a talent both in front of and behind the camera.

His work will truly be missed.

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