John Guillermin


Age: 89

British veteran film director best known for bringing to life big-budget adventure films like 1974's The Towering Inferno and the 1976 remake of King Kong who directed numerous Hollywood legends, including Peter Sellers, Bette Davis, Paul Newman, Orson Welles, and Fred Astaire over the course of his long career.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Born: November 11, 1925

Died: September 27, 2015

Topanga Canyon, California