Film director Sydney Pollack dies at age 73

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Monday, May 26, 2008

Sydney Pollack:1934 - 2008

Sydney Pollack, Academy-Award winning American film director, producer and actor has died today at his home in Los Angeles, California at the age of 73. The cause of death was announced as stomach cancer.

He was born on July 1, 1934 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. He directed films such as The Way We Were, Tootsie, and Out of Africa.

Pollack is survived by his wife, Claire Griswold and 3 children.