Obituary of Alan J. Pakula

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Alan J. Pakula

Alan Jay Pakula (born April 7, 1928 in The Bronx, New York) was a film director, writer, and film producer who was best known for directing the 1962 film, “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Alan died on November 19, 1998 and his death was because of an automobile accident. He died when a driver in front of him struck a metal pipe, causing it to crash through Pakula's windshield, striking him in the head which caused his car to swerve off the road, into a fence. He died at age 70.

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Alan J. Pakula Biography Wiki:

    • Religion: Jewish
    • Net Worth: $9 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Subway Sandwiches
    • Favorite Color: Lime (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Alan's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Alan Jay Pakula
    • Father: Paul Pakula
    • Mother: Jeanette Pakula (née Goldstein)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Hope Lange (married 19 October 1963-divorced 26 July 1971)
      • Hannah Cohn (married 17 February 1973-1998, his death)
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Death Notice:

  • Date: November 19, 1998
  • Place: Melville, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Accident (automobile crash)

Category Tags:

Film DirectorWriter Film Producer American Born on April 7th Born in 1928 Born in New YorkDied in 1998Died from Accident

Alan's Notable Roles:

  • To Kill a Mockingbird

Quotable Quotes:

"[on Liza Minnelli] One of the happiest times in my life was during The Sterile Cuckoo (1969), mostly because of Liza. I've never seen anybody get more joy out of working and it's contagious." (IMDB)

"A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do."

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Alan J. Pakula at IMDB

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Wiki Page Updated: 2022-09-29 18:33:03
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