Oscar-winning film director Anthony Minghella has died. He was 54.
A spokesman for the filmmaker confirmed his death on Tuesday.
According to Variety, Minghella suffered a brain hemorrhage at Charing Cross Hospital in London, where he had undergone a routine operation on his neck.
Minghella began his career writing scripts for British television programs before his play Made in Bangkok found mainstream success in London’s West End in 1986.
He was also chairman of the British Film Institute.
Minghella was appointed a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the British monarch’s birthday honors list in 2001.
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