Famed Director Peter Bogdanovich Dead at 82

Famed Director Peter Bogdanovich Dead at 82

Peter Bogdanovich — the filmmaker behind large motion pictures like “The Final Image Present” and “What’s Up, Doc?” — has died.

Peter handed away Thursday at his house in Los Angeles because of pure causes … his daughter, Antonia Bogdanovich, instructed The Hollywood Reporter.

PB vaulted to fame when he directed the critically-acclaimed 1971 black-and-white traditional, ‘Final Image Present,’ which earned 8 Oscar nominations … together with one for finest director. He additionally famously directed motion pictures like “Masks” and “Paper Moon” plus “Daisy Miller” and there is even a musical on his Hollywood resume, “At Lengthy Final Love.”

Whereas he was identified for his work behind the digital camera, Peter additionally appeared on-screen … most notably in a recurring position taking part in Dr. Melfi’s therapist, Elliot Kupferberg, on “The Sopranos.”

Peter was twice married, however each marriages resulted in divorce, he was identified for courting ‘Final Image’ star Cybill Shepherd, and in addition Dorothy Stratten … again in 1980 when the Playboy Playmate was infamously murdered by her estranged husband.

On the time of the homicide, Peter railed towards Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, blaming Hef and the “Playboy intercourse manufacturing unit” for Dorothy’s demise.

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Peter was 82.



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