Richard Donner, known for his work on the "Lethal Weapon" movies, "The Goonies" and 1978's "Superman," has died. He was 91. https://t.co/aF09ZUbWqQ— CNN (@CNN) July 6, 2021
Richard Donner, accomplished Hollywood producer and director known for his work on the "Lethal Weapon" franchise and "The Goonies," died on Monday, according to multiple reports, citing his wife and their production company. He was 91. No cause of death was shared.
Donner's career in film and television spanned six decades. Among his notable directing projects were 1978's "Superman," 1985's "Ladyhawke" with Rutger Hauer and Michelle Pfieffer, 1988's "Scrooged" starring Bill Murray and the 1985 film "The Goonies," which was produced by Steven Spielberg.
Rest in peace to legendary Director, Richard Donner. Thank you for helping us all believe a man can fly. pic.twitter.com/M1uQJJLOG5— Warner Bros. (@WBHomeEnt) July 5, 2021
Steven Spielberg reflects on the passing of Richard Donner, friend, and beloved director of THE GOONIES for Amblin Entertainment, who passed away today at 91.#RichardDonner #TheGoonies pic.twitter.com/6KSmKvWqVI— Amblin (@amblin) July 5, 2021
Richard Donner had the biggest, boomiest voice you could imagine.— Sean Astin (@SeanAstin) July 5, 2021
He commanded attention and he laughed like no man has ever laughed before. Dick was so much fun. What I perceived in him, as a 12 year old kid, is that he cared. I love how much he cared.
- Goonies Never Say Die
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