Sidney Lumet , the director of “12 Angry Men,” “Dog Day Afternoon” and “Network,” whose films explored themes of injustice and used the gritty streets of New York as a supporting character, has died. He was 86.
Dino De Laurentiis , the son of Italian pasta makers who became a prolific movie producer of blockbuster hits such as “Serpico,” expensive duds such as “Dune” and sweeping epics including “War and Peace,” has died. He was 91.
Larry Hagman, whose portrayal of a rapacious, roguishly charming Texas oilman on the nighttime soap opera “Dallas” left a worldwide television audience wondering, “Who shot J.R.?”, has died, the New York Times said. He was 81.