R.I.P. Sydney Pollack

May 27, 2008 / Posted by:

Director, producer and actor, Sydney Pollack, died Monday of cancer at his home in California. He was diagnosed with cancer 9 months ago. He was 73.

Sydney won an Oscar for Best Director for “Out of Africa.” He also directed “Tootsie,” “Sabrina,” “The Firm” and “They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?”

As an actor, Sydney starred in such films as, “Eyes Wide Shut,” “Michael Clayton,” and “Random Hearts.”

He died only hours after the HBO premiere of “Recount” which he executive produced.

R.I.P. Sydney Pollack

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