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Monday, December 22, 2008

Robert Mulligan (1925-2008)

Director of the classic film To Kill a Mockingbird, died on Saturday December 20, due to heart disease. He was 83. Born on August 23, 1925, in New York, he died at his home in Lyme, Conn. with his wife Sandy Mulligan. The first film he directed was Fear Strikes Out, in 1957, he was nominated for an Oscar in 1962 for directing To Kill a Mockingbird, and the last film he directed was The Man in the Moon, in 1991. He will be missed by many, may he rest in peace.

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