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Richard Donner, 'The Goonies' & 'Lethal Weapon' Director, Dies at 91

Richard Donner, 'The Goonies' & 'Lethal Weapon' Director, Dies at 91

Richard Donner has sadly died at the age of 91.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the famed director passed away just recently. No cause of death has been revealed at this time.

Richard started as an actor in New York before heading behind the camera.

His career really took over when he helmed 1976′s The Omen, which was a $2 million film that grossed $60 million in the U.S. and spawned two sequels.

He was best known for The Goonies, Lethal Weapon and Superman. He also directed The Toy, Inside Moves, and Scrooged. His final film was in 2006 with Bruce Willis, called 16 Blocks.

Richard leaves behind his wife, X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner, who he married in 1985, after they met when she hired him to direct fantasy film Ladyhawke.

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