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Paul Mazursky dead: Five times Oscar-nominated executive has died, aged 84

Director of An Unmarried Woman Paul Mazursky has died of a heart conflict during a age of 84 in Los Angeles.

Mazursky was a innovative executive behind films like Bob Carol Ted Alice, Down and Out in Beverly Hills and Moscow on a Hudson.

Born in New York on 25 Apr 1930, Mazursky also had behaving credits in his legacy. The 1986 classical Down and Out in Beverly Hills was formed on his possess screenplay and Mazursky acted alongside a film’s stars Nick Nolte, Bette Midler and Richard Dreyfuss.

Curb Your Enthusiasm fans will also remember Mazursky as Norm in a TV array that stars Larry David.

Crime play Sopranos also featured his behaving talents and in 2000 Mazursky played Sunshine.

“I know there are some smashing filmmakers with unequivocally comfortless views of life,” Mazursky said. “But for me stupidity is only around a corner. we see it all a time.”

The actor and executive was celebrated with a 2,515th Star on a World Famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, Dec 13, 2013, in Los Angeles. Here is a clip.


Mazursky was nominated for 5 Academy Awards: 3 times for Best Original Screenplay, once for Best Adapted Screenplay, and once for Best Picture for An Unmarried Woman (1978).

His other important films embody Harry and Tonto, Alex in Wonderland, Next Stop, Greenwich Village and Tempest.

He is survived by his wife, Betsy Purdy Mazursky, and daughter Jill Mazursky.

Article source: http://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/paul-mazursky-dead-five-times-3799123

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