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Colossus: The Forbin Project & The Taking Of The Pelham One Two Three Director Joseph Sargent Dead At 89

22 December 2014 8:03 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

The director that epitomized the 1970’s, Joseph Sargent, has sadly passed away. (1925-2014)

With a career lasting 50 years, Sargent brought to the big screen such thrilling cinema as The Taking Of The Pelham One Two Three, MacArthur, White Lightning and Colossus: The Forbin Project.

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay made the following statement upon learning of the passing of director Joseph Sargent:

“When it comes to directing Movies for Television, Joe’s dominance and craftsmanship was legendary – for the past 50 years. With eight DGA Awards nominations in Movies for Television, more than any other director in this category, Joe embodied directorial excellence on the small screen. He was unafraid of taking risks, believing in his heart that television audiences demanded the highest quality stories – whether chronicling uncomfortable historic events like the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study in Miss Evers’ Boys, or compelling personal stories about inspiring individuals like »

- Michelle McCue

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Joseph Sargent, Director of 'The Taking of Pelham One Two Three,' Dies at 89

22 December 2014 5:59 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Joseph Sargent, who directed The Taking of Pelham One Two Three and MacArthur for the big screen and captured three Emmys for his telefilm work, died Monday at his home in Malibu from the lung disease Copd, publicist Dick Guttman announced. He was 89.  Sargent worked behind the network camera until he was 84 — his last project was the 2008 CBS/Hallmark telefilm Sweet Nothing in My Ear, starring Jeff Daniels and Marlee Matlin in the story of a deaf couple struggling to decide whether to give their deaf son a cochlear implant.   He also recently directed Jessica Lange

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