Tuesday, May 27, 2008

RIP - Sydney Pollock

Sydney Pollock passed away yesterday at the age of 73 after battling cancer. He was a two-time Academy Award winning actor, director and producer.

As a director, he was the creative force behind such landmark films as Tootsie and Out of Africa. Earlier in his career, Sydney Pollock worked with Alfred Hitchcock when Mr. Pollock directed two episodes of The Alfred Hitchcock Hour.

As an actor, he appeared in a wide variety television shows and movies - from 1950s Have Gun Will Travel and The Twilight Zone to modern classics such The Sopranos and King of the Hill.

Sydney Pollock will be missed.

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