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Saturday
Apr092011

Film Director Sidney Lumet Dead at 86

Sidney Lumet / Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Sidney Lumet, director of 12 Angry Men, Network and Dog Day Afternoon, died Saturday morning. He was 86.

His stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel, told The New York Times that Lumet died of lymphoma.

The director was a five time Oscar nominee for The Verdict, Prince of the City, Network, Dog DaAfternoon and 12 Angry Men, and the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Oscar in 2005.

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