Death of John G. Avildsen

December 21, 1935 - June 16, 2017
Los Angeles, California | Age 81

Oscar-winning director of "Rocky"…
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John G. Avildsen, the award-winning director of "Rocky" and "The Karate Kid," died Friday, June 16, 2017, of pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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