Richard Donner: director of superman dies aged 91

Richard Donner, the Hollywood director whose films included Superman and The Goonies, has died aged 91.

He passed away on Monday, his wife, the film producer Lauren Shuler Donner revealed

His first major break came with 1976’s The Omen, and later produced Free Willy and The Lost Boys.

Steven Spielberg, who wrote the story on which The Goonies was based, told Variety that Donner was “gifted across so many genres”.
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