Elia Kazan

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: Oscar-winning director of classic films like On the Waterfront, A Streetcar Named Desire, Gentleman's Agreement, East of Eden and Splendor In the Grass, whose career was blemished by his testimony before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, where he identified eight entertainment figures as communists, all of whom were blacklisted, and who later had a successful career as a best-selling novelist.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 7, 1909

 

Died: September 28, 2003

 

Location: New York City, New York