Sue Mengers, one of the most influential Hollywood agents during the 1960s, '70s and '80s, died following several small strokes, Vanity Fair reports. She claimed to be 78 years old, but some sources said she was 81.
According to Vanity Fair Editor Graydon Carter, Mengers died Saturday at her Beverly Hills home surrounded by close friends, Ali MacGraw, Joanna Poitier (wife of Sidney) and Boaty Boatwright.
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Peter Yates, who directed one of cinema's legendary car chase scenes in Bullitt, has died. He was 82.
Yates died Sunday in London after a long illness, his agent, Judy Daish, said.
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A native of Hampshire, England, Yates got his start as a dubbing assistant and later worked as an assistant director for Tony Richardson. He made his directorial debut in 1963 with Summer Holiday, but it was ...
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