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  1. John G. Avildsen - Wikipedia

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    John Guilbert Avildsen (December 21, 1935 – June 16, 2017) was an American film director. He is perhaps best known for directing Rocky (1976), which earned him the Academy Award for Best Director and the first three The Karate Kid films.

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    • 1969–2017
  2. John G. Avildsen - IMDb

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    John G. Avildsen was born on December 21, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as John Guilbert Avildsen. He was a director and editor, known for Rocky (1976), The Karate Kid Part III (1989) and Rocky V (1990). He was married to Tracy Brooks Swope and Marie Olga Maturevich. He died on June 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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  3. John G. Avildsen - Biography - IMDb

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    John G. Avildsen was born on December 21, 1935 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA as John Guilbert Avildsen. He was a director and editor, known for Rocky (1976), The Karate Kid Part III (1989) and Rocky V (1990). He was married to Tracy Brooks Swope and Marie Olga Maturevich. He died on June 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

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  4. John G. Avildsen - Turner Classic Movies

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    John G. Avildsen died of pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles on June 16, 2017. He was 81. Born Dec. 21, 1935 in Oak Park, IL, John Guilbert Avildsen was the son of Clarence Avildsen, a tool manufacturer, and his wife, Ivy Guilbert.

  5. John G. Avildsen - Rotten Tomatoes

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    Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, USA Few directors experienced career highs and lows like filmmaker John G. Avildsen, whose résumé included two of the most popular films ever made - 1976's "Rocky"...

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  6. John G. Avildsen | The Karate Kid Wiki | Fandom

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    John Guilbert Avildsen (born December 21, 1935, died June 16, 2017) was an American film director. He directed The Karate Kid and the first two sequels. He won the Academy Award for Best Director in 1977 for Rocky.

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  7. John G. Avildsen | Rocky Wiki | Fandom

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    Avildsen was born in Oak Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb, the son of Ivy (née Guilbert) and Clarence John Avildsen. After starting out as an assistant director on films by Arthur Penn and Otto Preminger, John Avildsen received his first success with the low budget feature Joe(1970) which received critical acclaim for star Peter Boyle and moderate box office business.

    John was formerly married to Marie Olga Maturevich; the couple wed on February 15, 1964; they have two sons, actors Jonathan and Anthony Avildsen. After their divorce, John married actress Tracy Brooks Swope on February 27, 1987, seperating on August 28, 2003; they have a young daughter. Bridget Avildsen, who was born October 2, 2003.

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  8. Jun 16, 2017 · John G. Avildsen, who won an Oscar for directing the original “ Rocky ” (1976), starring Sylvester Stallone, and also directed all three of the original “ Karate Kid ” films, has died in Los...

  9. John G. Avildsen, 'Rocky,' 'The Karate Kid' Director, Dead at ...

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    Jun 17, 2017 · John G. Avildsen, the Oscar-winning director of Rocky and The Karate Kid, died Friday in Los Angeles following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 81. Avildsen’s son Anthony confirmed the...

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