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Wolfgang Petersen

Director

Born - 14 March 1941, Emden, Germany
Died - 12 August 2022

Moon-faced, fluffily fair-haired German director who parleyed his international success with the epic submarine drama Das Boot (1981) into a career making mainstream Hollywood movies. Films include I Will Kill You, Wolf(1971), The Consequence (1977), The Never-Ending Story (1984), Enemy Mine (1985), Shattered (1991), In the Line of Fire (1993), Outbreak (1995), Air Force One (1997), The Perfect Storm (2000), Troy (2004), Poseidon (2006) and Four Against the Bank (2016), his last. Survived by Marie-Antoinette, his (second) wife of 50 years, he died from pancreatic cancer.