27 October 2013 11:05 PM, PDT | RealBollywood.com | See recent RealBollywood news »

Washington, Oct 28: Director Hal Needham has died in Los Angeles on Friday. He was 82.

Needham's business managers told the Los Angeles Times confirmed the news.

Needham was known for directing movies such as 'Smokey and the Bandit' and 'The Cannonball Run', Fox News reported.

The honorary Oscar-winner also performed, designed stunts and new equipment to execute them in thousands of TV episodes and hundreds of movies. (Ani) »


- Ketali Mehta

Report a problem



Similar News Items

Fox News [us]
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
The Cannonball Run (1981)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners