Ismail Merchant




Age: 68


Summary: Indian-born film producer and director best known for the results of his famously long collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions alongside screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala whose 44-year partnership with James Ivory defined the period-piece genre with such intelligent, sumptuous dramas as A Room With a View, Howards End, and The Remains of the Day.



Cause of Death: Complications from abdominal ulcers


Born: December 25, 1936


Died: May 25, 2005


Location: London, England