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'Superman' producer Richard Donner passed away

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Hollywood 'Superman' creator Richard Donner has died. The 1978 film Superman, starring Christopher Reeve, was called the world's first superhero film.

The news of Richard Donner's death was announced to the media on Monday, July 05 by his wife, producer Lauren Shuler Donne. Richard was 91 years old at the time of his death.

Richard Donner came to the fore in the 1986 horror film. He then produced a number of films, including Free Willy and The Lost Boys. Richard created The Goonies from the story of the famous creator Steven Spielberg.

Reacting to the news of Donner’s death, Steven Spielberg said, ‘He was as tender as a child. Hearty people. I can't believe he's gone. His smiling face will always float in my eyes.

Donner was born in New York, USA. He started working in television in the 1960s. Notable among them are ‘The Twilight Zone’ and ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E.’ series. Richard made his mark in Hollywood in the mid-1970s. He made 'Superman' in 1978 and spread it all over the world.

Donner produced The Goonies in 1985. His other famous film series is 'Lethal Weapon' starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover.

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