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director john avildsen dies at 81; won oscar for ‘rocky’


los angeles (ap) — john g. avildsen, who directed “rocky” and “the karate kid” — two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become hollywood franchises — died friday at age 81.anthony avildsen said his father died friday in los angeles from pancreatic cancer. “he was a pretty extraordinary man in my estimation. he was super talented and very driven and very stubborn and that was to his detriment but also often to his benefit,” anthony avildsen said.“rocky” was a huge success. it won oscars for best picture, director (avildsen) and editing and was nominated for seven others. no less a hollywood eminence than frank capra loved it, telling the new york times in 1977, “when i saw it, i said, ‘boy, that’s a picture i wish i had made.’ ” for his part, avildsen said capra — who also champ






director john avildsen dies at 81; won oscar for 'rocky'


los angeles — john g. avildsen, who directed "rocky" and "the karate kid" — two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become hollywood franchises — died friday at age 81.anthony avildsen said his father died friday in los angeles from pancreatic cancer. "he was a pretty extraordinary man in my estimation. he was super talented and very driven and very stubborn and that was to his detriment but also often to his benefit," anthony avildsen said."rocky" was a huge success. it won oscars for best picture, director (avildsen) and editing and was nominated for seven others. no less a hollywood eminence than frank capra loved it, telling the new york times in 1977, "when i saw it, i said, 'boy, that's a picture i wish i had made.' " for his part, avildsen said capra — who also championed






director john avildsen dies at 81; won oscar for ‘rocky’


los angeles (ap) — john g. avildsen, who directed “rocky” and “the karate kid” — two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become hollywood franchises — died friday at age 81.anthony avildsen said his father died friday in los angeles from pancreatic cancer.“rocky” was a huge success. it won oscars for best picture, director (avildsen) and editing and was nominated for seven others. no less a hollywood eminence than frank capra loved it, telling the new york times in 1977, “when i saw it, i said, ‘boy, that’s a picture i wish i had made.’ ” for his part, avildsen said capra — who also championed underdogs on film — was his favorite director.“rocky” was a chance venture for avildsen. sylvester stallone, then unknown, had written the script and sought avildsen to direct it, but avil






"rocky" director john g. avildsen dies at 81


los angeles  - john g. avildsen, who directed "rocky" and "the karate kid" -- two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become hollywood franchises -- died friday at age 81.anthony avildsen said his father died friday in los angeles from pancreatic cancer."rocky" was a huge success. it won oscars for best picture, director (avildsen) and editing and was nominated for seven others. no less a hollywood eminence than frank capra loved it, telling the new york times in 1977, "when i saw it, i said, 'boy, that's a picture i wish i had made.' " for his part, avildsen said capra -- who also championed underdogs on film -- was his favorite director.76photosnotable deaths in 2017 a look back at the esteemed personalities who left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creati






"rocky" director john g. avildsen dies at 81


los angeles  - john g. avildsen, who directed "rocky" and "the karate kid" -- two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become hollywood franchises -- died friday at age 81.anthony avildsen said his father died friday in los angeles from pancreatic cancer."rocky" was a huge success. it won oscars for best picture, director (avildsen) and editing and was nominated for seven others. no less a hollywood eminence than frank capra loved it, telling the new york times in 1977, "when i saw it, i said, 'boy, that's a picture i wish i had made.' " for his part, avildsen said capra -- who also championed underdogs on film -- was his favorite director.75photosnotable deaths in 2017 a look back at the esteemed personalities who left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creati






"rocky" director john g. avildsen dies at 81


los angeles  - john g. avildsen, who directed "rocky" and "the karate kid" -- two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become hollywood franchises -- died friday at age 81.anthony avildsen said his father died friday in los angeles from pancreatic cancer."rocky" was a huge success. it won oscars for best picture, director (avildsen) and editing and was nominated for seven others. no less a hollywood eminence than frank capra loved it, telling the new york times in 1977, "when i saw it, i said, 'boy, that's a picture i wish i had made.' " for his part, avildsen said capra -- who also championed underdogs on film -- was his favorite director.77photosnotable deaths in 2017 a look back at the esteemed personalities who left us this year, who'd touched us with their innovation, creati






john avildsen, oscar-winning director of 'rocky,' 'karate kid,' dead at 81


john g. avildsen, who directed "rocky" and "the karate kid" — two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become hollywood franchises — died friday at age 81.anthony avildsen said his father died friday in los angeles from pancreatic cancer."rocky" was a huge success. it won oscars for best picture, director (avildsen) and editing and was nominated for seven others. no less a hollywood eminence than frank capra loved it, telling the new york times in 1977, "when i saw it, i said, 'boy, that's a picture i wish i had made.' " for his part, avildsen said capra — who also championed underdogs on film — was his favorite director."rocky" was a chance venture for avildsen. sylvester stallone, then unknown, had written the script and sought avildsen to direct it, but avildsen was already wo






john avildsen, oscar-winning director of rocky, dies aged 81


image copyrightgetty imagesjohn g. avildsen, the oscar-winning director of rocky and the karate kid, has died at the age of 81.avildsen's son anthony told us media the filmmaker had died of pancreatic cancer at cedars-sinai medical center in los angeles.rocky - starring sylvester stallone as a rags-to-riches boxer - became the highest grossing film of 1976, despite having a relatively low budget. it won an oscar for best picture, as well one for avildsen as director.stallone, who wrote the film, led the tributes to its director, posting on instagram: "r. i. p. i'm sure you will soon be directing hits in heaven- thank you , sly."avildsen directed the box-office winner the karate kid, released in 1984, as well as the karate kid part ii in 1986 and the karate kid part iii in 1989.he also guid






john avildsen, oscar-winning director of rocky, dies aged 81


image copyrightgetty imagesjohn g. avildsen, the oscar-winning director of rocky and the karate kid, has died at the age of 81.avildsen's son anthony told us media the filmmaker had died of pancreatic cancer at cedars-sinai medical center in los angeles.rocky - starring sylvester stallone as a rags-to-riches boxer - became the highest grossing film of 1976, despite having a relatively low budget. it won an oscar for best picture, as well one for avildsen as director.stallone, who wrote the film, led the tributes to its director, posting on instagram: "r. i. p. i'm sure you will soon be directing hits in heaven- thank you , sly."avildsen directed the box-office winner the karate kid, released in 1984, as well as the karate kid part ii in 1986 and the karate kid part iii in 1989.he also guid






'rocky' director john g. avildsen dies at 81


oscar-winning director john g. avildsen, whose “rocky” sent a shot of adrenaline through movie theaters and turned sylvester stallone into one of cinema’s most unforgettable boxers, has died at 81.avildsen’s eldest son, anthony, said the filmmaker died of pancreatic cancer at cedars-sinai medical center.with rousing music and sentimental scripts, avildsen was a master at ennobling and lifting the underdog into states of grace. he won best director for “rocky” (1976), the tale of rocky balboa’s gritty and unlikely transcendence from the streets of south philadelphia, and was also known for “the karate kid” (1984), the story of a restless teenager and his okinawan martial arts mentor.but avildsen was also known for deep and nuanced portraits of characters caught in the complexities of their






'rocky' director john g. avildsen dies at 81


oscar-winning director john g. avildsen, whose “rocky” sent a shot of adrenaline through movie theaters and turned sylvester stallone into one of cinema’s most unforgettable boxers, has died at 81.avildsen’s eldest son, anthony, said the filmmaker died of pancreatic cancer at cedars-sinai medical center.with rousing music and sentimental scripts, avildsen was a master at ennobling and lifting the underdog into states of grace. he won best director for “rocky” (1976), the tale of rocky balboa’s gritty and unlikely transcendence from the streets of south philadelphia, and was also known for “the karate kid” (1984), the story of a restless teenager and his okinawan martial arts mentor.united artists / getty imagessylvester stallone, left, and carl weathers on set of the "rocky" in 1976.sylves






with 'rocky' and 'the karate kid,' john g. avildsen beat the odds


it’s been noted that the director who gave us two of the most cherished underdog sagas in american movies remained, to the end, something of an underdog himself. john g. avildsen may have secured his place in the hollywood firmament with “rocky” (1976) and “the karate kid” (1984), both fitting tributes to the importance of working hard, staying tough and keeping your eyes on the prize. but those soaring career highs stood out in a career that also encompassed high-profile duds, ill-advised sequels, troma sexploitation flicks and a trio of razzie nominations. it was not, to be sure, your typical academy award winner’s résumé.but so what? avildsen, who died on friday at 81, was more uneven journeyman than exacting artist, the kind of director who gamely tried his hand at any number of genres






he was a hollywood underdog, but john g. avildsen's 'rocky,' 'karate kid' and 's


it’s been noted that the director who gave us two of the most cherished underdog sagas in american movies remained, to the end, something of an underdog himself. john g. avildsen may have secured his place in the hollywood firmament with “rocky” (1976) and “the karate kid” (1984), both fitting tributes to the importance of working hard, staying tough and keeping your eyes on the prize. but those soaring career highs stood out in a career that also encompassed high-profile duds, ill-advised sequels, troma sexploitation flicks and a trio of razzie nominations. it was not, to be sure, your typical academy award winner’s résumé.but so what? avildsen, who died on friday at 81, was more uneven journeyman than exacting artist, the kind of director who gamely tried his hand at any number of genres






'rocky' and 'karate kid' director john avildsen dies at 81


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director john avildsen dies at 81; won oscar for ‘rocky’


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with 'rocky' and 'the karate kid,' john g. avildsen beat the odds


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olivia newton-john says she has breast cancer; cancels tour


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st. john woman killed in saturday crash: coroner


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