Death of Sidney Lumet

June 25, 1924 - April 9, 2011
New York, New York | Age 86

'12 Angry Men' and 'Network' director dies at 86
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BOB THOMAS, The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," ''Serpico," ''Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died. He was 86.

Lumet's death was confirmed by relatives and friends, who said he died early Saturday morning at his Manhattan home. He had suffered from lymphoma.

A Philadelphia native, Lumet moved to New York City as a child, and it became the location of choice for more than 30 of...

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