Sidney Lumet (1924-2011)

Sidney Lumet, noted American film director, died Saturday April 9th. He was 86. His work on Fail-Safe (1964) did not earn a nod from the Academy, but his work on four other movies earned Best Director nominations. Lumet never won an Academy Award in competition, however, he received an honorary Oscar in 2005.

[Thanks to Steve Green for the story.]