NPR News: John Avildsen, Oscar-Winning Director Of ‘Rocky’ And ‘Karate Kid,’ Dies At 81

John Avildsen, Oscar-Winning Director Of ‘Rocky’ And ‘Karate Kid,’ Dies At 81
Avildsen won his Oscar in 1977 for Rocky, which was also named best picture. The director, who delivered a string of inspirational and enduring box-office successes, died Friday of pancreatic cancer.

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