Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning Director Of 'The Silence Of The Lambs' Dies At 73

By Trey Williams Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs," has died, according to media reports. He was 73 years old. Demme, who directed other acclaimed films such as "Philadelphia," "Stop Making Sense" and "Rachel Getting Married," died Wednesday in the Manhattan borough of New York from reported complications of esophageal cancer.

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