James Bond and Coronation Avenue director Michael Apted dies aged 79
Director Michael Apted has died aged 79, his agent has confirmed.
The British filmmaker was identified for the Up collection of documentaries which followed the life of 14 young children considering that 1964, as nicely as directing Coal Miner’s Daughter, Gorillas In The Mist and James Bond movie The Environment Is Not Plenty of.
Thomas Schlamme, the president of the Administrators Guild of The united states, paid tribute to him in a assertion.
‘Our hearts are hefty right now as we mourn the passing of esteemed director, longtime DGA leader and my mate Michael Apted.
‘His legacy will forever be woven into the fabric of cinema and our Guild.
‘A fearless visionary as a director and unparalleled guild leader, Michael observed the trajectory of points when some others did not and we were all beneficiaries of his knowledge and lifelong devotion.’