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Ivan Passer

Director/writer

Born - 10 July 1933, Prague, Czech Republic
Died - 9 January 2020

Small, balding, moon-faced, Czech-born director, in America from 1969 with varying success after a bright start in his native country. His first Czech film, Intimate Lighting, was acclaimed as one of the most notable in the country's history. American and international work included Born to Win (1971), Law and Disorder (1974), Silver Bears (1977), Cutter's Way (1981), Creator (1985), Haunted Summer (1988), The Colors of Love/Pretty Hattie's Baby (1991), Kidnapped (1995), The Wishing Tree (1999) and Nomad: The Warrior (2005), his last. He died from chronic obstructive lung disease. Anne, his second wife, survives him.