Director Sydney Pollack dies of cancer

Director Sydney Pollack dies of cancer

There are 10 comments on the www.cnn.com story from May 26, 2008, titled Director Sydney Pollack dies of cancer. In it, www.cnn.com reports that:

Academy Award-winning director Sydney Pollack, who achieved commercial and critical success with the gender-bending comedy "Tootsie" and the period drama "Out of Africa, has died.

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Aditya Mookerjee

Vijayapur, India

#1 May 26, 2008
I remember watching 'Tootsie'. The movie was great and inspiring in a different manner. I must have been about ten years old, when I saw the movie.

Since: Dec 06

United States

#3 May 27, 2008
Rest In Peace Mr Pollack. He seemed like a real nice person and I always enjoyed watching his films.

“BILLARY 2016 ”

Since: Aug 07

Location hidden

#5 May 27, 2008
What a loss! He was a great actor and director. I hope his suffering was not to great at the end.
Omnabi

Nairobi, Kenya

#6 May 27, 2008
I once met him in Nairobi, during a film making session, he was a nice guy, very funny and charismatic
Turd Ferguson

United States

#7 May 27, 2008
Loved him on 'Dancing with the Stars'. We will all miss him.

“Kiss Me You Fool!”

Since: Jan 08

Atlanta via Brooklyn NY

#8 May 27, 2008
Thanks Sydney, great acting, movies, just all around great entertainment. Well done, Mr. Pollack, well done.
Reckless Robert

Winchester, UK

#9 May 27, 2008
He was ok but my mate O'Toole could been just as famous if it wasn't for his cameraman getting arrested. He was attempting to make a film to rival The Godfather at the time. His aborted effort can be seen on youtube. It is called Just Lika The Sopranos.
Still, at least he's not dead. Maybe next time.
lisa

Crestline, CA

#10 May 27, 2008
rip
Lake County

AOL

#11 May 28, 2008
I've always thought of "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?" and Jeremiah Johnson" as being his major works.

Since: May 08

gifford fl

#12 May 29, 2008
great director, was kevin pollack (actor that started as comedian, A Few Good Men) related?

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