Sidney Lumet, the prolific four-time Oscar-nominated director known for guiding strong performances in classic films such as "12 Angry Men," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "Network," died Saturday. He was 86.
Lumet, whose film career spanned more than 50 years, died of lymphoma at his home in New York, his family said.
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Sidney Lumet obituary: In some copies of the April 10 Section A, a headline accompanying the obituary of director Sidney Lumet said the year of his birth was 1925. Lumet was born in 1924. —
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