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Irvin Kershner
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Filmmaker
    (April 29, 1923-November 27, 2010)
    Directed 'Stakeout on Dope Street (1958),' A Fine Madness (1966),' The Flim Flam Man (1967),' 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980),' 'Never Say Never Again (1983)' and 'Robocop 2 (1990)'
    Appeared briefly in 'The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)'
    Assisted on several episodes of 'SeaQuest DSV'
    He painted for two years before deciding he didn't have the patience to become a professional artist.
    His fame rests almost solely among 'Star Wars' fans.
    Most of his films revolve around the concept of characters with inner weaknesses.
    He almost turned down the opportunity to direct 'The Empire Strikes Back.'
    He rejected an offer to direct 'Return of the Jedi,' saying he couldn't direct a better 'Star Wars' film than 'Empire.'
    He lives modestly.
    He is an accomplished violinist.
    He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
    He was given his 'big break' directing quickies for Roger Corman.
    He was one of George Lucas' college professors at the University of Southern California.
    His films are known for their better-than-average character development.
    Many fans consider him the best director in the 'Star Wars' series.

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