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.
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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Alan Parker, 'Fame' and 'Mississippi Burning' Director, Dead at 76 The British Film Institute announced the death of the acclaimed British director on Friday. Parker's filmography is extremely diverse...
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