Director of the film "They Shoot Horses,
is not it? "" Tootsie, "" Company, "died on the 74th year
life at his home in Los Angeles.
At the age of 73 years died a famous film director Sydney Pollack (Sydney Pollack), informs AP. As the press agent Pollack, film director died Monday afternoon at his home in a suburb of Los Angeles, surrounded by family and friends.
Pollack Causes of death has not been announced, but we know that the filmmaker was suffering from cancer and in the last years of his life was forced to give up work.
Sydney Pollack became widely known in 1969 thanks to the film "They Shoot Horses, is not it?» (They Shoot Horses, Don`t They?), Starring Jane Fonda and Gig Young, won for his work on this film "Oscar" for Best Supporting Actor.
Pollack himself has been nominated for an Academy Award in 1982 with the movie "Tootsie» (Tootsie) and was once two "Oscar" in 1985 for the "Out of Africa» (Out of Africa) - for directing and producing. Among the other famous works of Pollock, director - "The Way We Were" ("The meeting of two hearts") (1973) with Robert Redford and Barbara Streisand, and "Company" (1993) with Tom Cruise.
Pollack also produced and starred as an actor in such films as "Husbands and Wives" and Woody Allen's "Eyes Wide Shut" by Stanley Kubrick.