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Eli Wallach Obituary

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

OBITUARY

Eli Wallach dies at 98; actor best known for two classic westerns

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By Claudia Luther
Los Angeles Times
June 25, 2014

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Eli Wallach, who received an honorary Academy Award for lifetime achievement in 2010, died Tuesday at his home in New York City, his daughter Katherine said. He was 98 and is survived by his wife of 66 years, actress Anne Jackson.

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Kevin Brownlow to get Honorary Oscar

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

ACADEMY NEWS

Film preservationist, Kevin Brownlow to receive Honorary Academy Award; Francis Ford Coppola gets Thalberg Award

 

 

Kevin Brownlow (Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.)

 

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present honorary awards to British film historian and preservationist Kevin Brownlow; French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard, who made his feature directorial debut 50 years ago with “Breathless”; and veteran actor Eli Wallach, whose credits include “The Magnificent Seven” and “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”.

 

The film academy’s Board of Governors also voted Monday to present Francis Ford Coppola, director and producer of “The Godfather,” among other films, with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.

 

The awards will be presented at the academy’s second annual Governors Awards dinner Nov. 13 at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center.

 

To read more, click here to check out today’s article at  the Alt Film Guide

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