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July 1, 1934 - January 12, 2009
| Age 74
Claude Berri, a fixture for more than 50 years in contemporary French cinema as an actor, writer, director and producer, died Monday. He was 74.
His agent, Dominique Segall, said Berri died of a "cerebral vascular" problem _ language often used to describe a stroke _ after being hospitalized early Sunday.
Berri produced Roman Polanski's "Tess" in 1979 and directed "Jean de Florette" in 1986 and "Manon des Sources" ("Manon of the Spring"), both adapted from...
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