Richard Donner (1930–2021)

Director | Producer | Actor

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  • Richard Donner and Margot Kidder in TCM Remembers 2021 (2021)
  • Richard Donner in The Goonies (1985)
  • Richard Donner in The Interviews: An Oral History of Television (1997)
  • Mel Gibson and Richard Donner in Lethal Weapon (1987)
  • Richard Donner and Christopher Reeve in Superman (1978)
  • Bruce Willis and Richard Donner in 16 Blocks (2006)

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Filmography


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Did You Know

Trivia

Was considered to direct Rambo (2008).


Quotes

I have a bust of Abraham Lincoln in my office, and it's not because of the greatness he did for our country, but it's because that whenever I look at it I have to remember an actor killed him.


Trademark

Unless it is a sequel he never hired a composer twice. He even rehired composer Jerry Goldsmith for Timeline but Goldsmith's score was in the end unused.


Nickname

Dicky Donner


Star Sign

Taurus

Personal Details

Born

Richard Donald Schwartzberg

The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

Died

(age 91)
Los Angeles, California, USA


Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

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