Anthony Minghella Dies at 54
Oscar-winning director Anthony Minghella has sadly died, his agent Judy Daish has announced.
He was 54 years old. No cause of death has been given.
Minghella directed the The English Patient, which won nine Academy Awards. Other notable films include The Talented Mr. Ripley and Cold Mountain.
Minghella is survived by his wife Carolyn Choa and 22-year-old son Max Minghella, who most recently filmed Hippie Hippie Shake.
UPDATE: Variety reports that Minghella “suffered a brain hemorrhage at 5 A.M. Tuesday at Charing Cross Hospital in London, where he had undergone a routine operation on his neck.”