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Irvin Kershner

Director, Producer
26 April 1923 to 29 November 2010

Cutting his directorial teeth under Roger Corman, Kershner is best known for helming the hugely successful Star Wars sequel The Empire Strikes Back (1980). His other films include The Return of A Man Called Horse (1976), Eyes of Laura Mars (1978), Never Say Never Again (1983) and Robocop 2 (1990).

- Read Irvin Kershner's Guardian Obituary.