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Basketball Diaries Director Scott Kalvert Dead at 49, Possible Suicide

8 March 2014 4:51 AM, PST | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Scott Kalvert, best known for directing 1995's "The Basketball Diaries," died Wednesday. He was found in his home in Woodland Hills and pronounced dead at 1:55 pm. The L.A. Coroner's Office is investigating the death as a possible suicide. He was only 49 years old. In addition to his work with Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg in "Basketball Diaries," Kalvert was known for directing music videos such as DJ Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith's "Parents Just Don't Understand," Salt-n-Pepa's "Shoop" and Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch's "Good Vibrations." He also directed the 2002 feature "Deuces Wild," starring Stephen Dorff and Brad Renfro. His most recent credit was for the 2009 made-for-tv Nickelodeon musical "School Gyrls," on which he served as an executive producer. Donnie Wahlberg, whom Kalvert directed in New Kids on the Block's 1993 video "Dirty Dawg," remembered the director in a series of tweets Friday. "Rip to a dear friend; Scott Kalvert. »

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Scott Kalvert, Basketball Diaries Director, Dies at 49

8 March 2014 2:01 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

Scott Kalvert has died at the age of 49. The director was found dead on Wednesday, March 5, the Hollywood Reporter reports. Kalvert was found in his Woodland Hills, Calif., home and was pronounced dead at 1:55 p.m. The L.A. Coroner's Office is investigating the incident as a possible suicide. Kalvert is best-known for his work in The Basketball Diaries in 1995, starring a then-unknown Leonardo DiCaprio. He also directed 2002's Deuces Wild starring Stephen Dorff, video documentaries for Cyndi Lauper, Guns N' Roses, and a workout video [...] »

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The Basketball Diaries director Scott Kalvert dies, aged 49

8 March 2014 1:49 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Scott Kalvert has been found dead at the age of 49.

The director was found at his home in Woodland Hills, California on Wednesday (March 5) and pronounced dead at the scene. His death is currently being investigated as a suspected suicide.

Kalvert is best known for directing the 1995 movie The Basketball Diaries. After working with Mark Wahlberg in the video for 'Good Vibrations' with his former band Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch, the director cast him in the film alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.

The film was an adaption of Jim Carroll's juvenile diaries and chronicled his decline from promising basketball player, to heroin addict.

He also directed the 2002 crime film Deuces Wild which starred Stephen Dorff and Brad Renfro. Elsewhere, Kalvert took on the role of executive producer for 2009 Nickelodeon film School Gyrls, featuring Justin Bieber and Soulja Boy as themselves.

In his career, Kalvert also worked on »

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'Basketball Diaries' director Scott Kalvert found dead at 49

7 March 2014 5:45 PM, PST | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Scott Kalvert, the director best known for his work with Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg on 1995′s Basketball Diaries, was found dead Wednesday at his Woodland Hills, California, home. He was 49 years old.

His death is being investigated as a suicide by the L.A. Coroner’s Office, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Before Basketball Diaries, Kalvert was best known for his music videos, directing Salt-n-Pepa’s “Shoop,” Taylor Dayne’s “Tell It to My Heart,” and Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch’s “Good Vibrations,” as well as teaming up with Wahlberg on a 1993 workout video. The last project »

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Scott Kalvert, Director of ‘The Basketball Diaries’ Dies at 49

7 March 2014 4:41 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The Basketball Diaries” director Scott Kalvert has died at age 49.

Kalvert was found at his home and pronounced dead on the scene in Woodland Hills, Calif., on Wednesday. His death is being investigated as an apparent suicide.

Kalvert was known for casting Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg in 1995′s “The Basketball Diaries,” based on the book by Jim Carroll.

He also directed the 2002 film “Deuces Wild” and was a musicvideo director. Kalvert directed popular musicvideos including Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch’s “Good Vibrations,” Salt ‘N Pepa’s “Shoop” and Cyndi Lauper’s “I Drove All Night.”

Kalvert is survived by his wife Sonia, two daughters, his father and mother and a brother.

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Scott Kalvert dead at 49

7 March 2014 10:48 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The director of The Basketball Diaries starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg has been found dead at this home in Woodland Hills outside Los Angeles. He was 49.

According to reports, the La Coroner’s Office is treating the death as a possible suicide after his body was discovered on March 5.

Kalvert’s credits include Deuces Wild and he was also active as a music video director. He is survived by his wife Sonia and two daughters. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Scott Kalvert found dead at 49

7 March 2014 10:48 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The director of The Basketball Diaries starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Wahlberg has been found dead at this home in Woodland Hills outside Los Angeles. He was 49.

According to reports, the La Coroner’s Office is treating the death as a possible suicide after his body was discovered on March 5.

Kalvert’s credits include Deuces Wild and he was also active as a music video director. He is survived by his wife Sonia and two daughters. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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