Daniel Anker


Age: 50

Oscar-nominated filmmaker who directed and produced the 2013 documentary Icebound detailing a 1925 sled dog run in Alaska to deliver life-saving serum after a deadly diphtheria breakout, and who was nominated for an Oscar in 2001 for another documentary Scottsboro: An American Tragedy.

Cause of Death: Complications of lymphoma and pneumonia

Born: March 14, 1964

Died: April 21, 2014

Anchorage, Alaska