Sidney Lumet Died of Lymphoma Disease at the Age of 86 Years

Sidney Lumet, the director of award-winning films like Network, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon and 12 Angry Men, dies at his home in Manhattan Saturday. Lumet lymphoma died of disease at the age of 86 years.

Film director who has 50 years of struggling in the Hollywood film industry was once four times nominated for an Oscar. Although never win, in 2005, he received the award for lifetime achievement category.

The films he ever directed to obtain more than 50 Oscar nominations. Lumet likes films with complex themes and encourage the audience to use their intelligence. The first film directed by him was 12 Angry Men, starring Henry Fonda in 1957.

Lumet has never confessed have no intention of triggering social change through his films. And, when asked why he decided to become a director? Lumet answered that making movies is a wonderful way to spend the rest of his life.

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