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Filmmaker Noel Black dies at 77

Jul 28, 2014 | 2:09pm EDT

Filmmaker Noel Black has died at the age of 77. The director passed away at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California on 5 July (14), according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was best known for his film Pretty Poison, which starred Anthony Perkins and Tuesday Weld. Black was also nominated for a Best Short Film Oscar in 1966 for Skaterdater. In addition to his film work, he also directed episodes of TV series The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, Hawaii Five-O and the 1980s version of The Twilight Zone.

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