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Filmmaker And British National Treasure Alan Parker Dead At 76

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Filmmaker And British National Treasure Alan Parker Dead At 76

Filmmaker And British National Treasure Alan Parker Dead At 76

CNN reports celebrated British director Alan Parker has died.

He was 76.

Parker's credits include adored musicals 'Fame,' 'Evita', and 'Bugsy Malone,' and gritty crime dramas "Mississippi Burning" and "Midnight Express.'

The filmmaker was a two-time Oscar nominee and scored dozens of other accolades for his work.

He died on Friday after a lengthy illness.

He is survived by his wife Lisa Moran-Parker, his five children, and seven grandchildren.

Alan Parker was a chameleon.

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Remembering British Director of 'Fame', 'Midnight Express' and 'Mississippi Burning' Alan Parker | THR News [Video]

Remembering British Director of 'Fame', 'Midnight Express' and 'Mississippi Burning' Alan Parker | THR News

Alan Parker died Friday following a lengthy illness, the British Film Institute confirmed. He was 76. The filmmaker, whose features landed 19 BAFTAs, 10 Golden Globes and 10 Oscars, also was behind 'Bugsy Malone' and 'The Commitments.'

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Bugsy Malone director Sir Alan Parker dies [Video]

Bugsy Malone director Sir Alan Parker dies

Director Sir Alan Parker, whose work included Bugsy Malone and MidnightExpress, has died aged 76. A statement from a spokeswoman, sent on behalf ofthe family, said Sir Alan died on Friday morning.

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