Oscar-Winning Director Jonathan Demme Dies at Age 73

Jonathan Demme — the Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Rachel Getting Married, A Master Builder, and many more — has died of cancer complications at the age of 73, Variety reports. The filmmaker is best known for directing 1991’s The Silence of the Lambs, the only film for which he was nominated for — and won — an Academy…

via Oscar-Winning Director Jonathan Demme Dies at Age 73 — Flavorwire

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