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Alan J. Pakula
Birth: Apr. 7, 1928
New York
Death: Nov. 19, 1998
Long Island City

Film Director, Producer. He was a major Hollywood producer and director, known for his work on many classic films. After graduating with a degree in drama from Yale University, he started as a assistant to the head of Warner Brothers Cartoons, before becoming assistant producer at MGM in 1950, then moved to Paramount as producer. He directed his first feature film, "The Sterile Cuckoo" (1969), followed by "Klute" (1971). Nominated for three Academy Awards, for Best Picture and Director, his credits included "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962), "All the President's Men" (1976) and "Sophies's Choice" (1982). He was killed when a metal pipe smashed through the windshield of his Volvo station wagon and struck him in the head. He died at age 70 at North Shore University Hospital Plainview, Melville, Long Island, New York. (bio by: Shock) 
 
Burial:
Green River Cemetery
East Hampton
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Back of cemetery on the left side along the fence
GPS (lat/lon): 41.01167, -72.15117
 
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Record added: Nov 25, 1998
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