Sidney Lumet Obituary


Sidney Lumet dies at 86; prolific ‘actor’s director’ steered clear of Hollywood




Sidney Lumet, a four-time Oscar nominee, was known for guiding strong performances in films such as ’12 Angry Men,’ ‘Network’ and ‘Dog Day Afternoon.’ Lumet directed more than 40 films in his long career, many of them in his hometown of New York.


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times
April 9, 2011


Sidney Lumet, the prolific, four-time Oscar-nominated director known for guiding strong performances in classic films such as “12 Angry Men,” “Dog Day Afternoon” and “Network,” died Saturday. He was 86.


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