Jonathan Demme

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ director, dead at 73

Jonathan Demme, an Oscar-winning filmmaker, has passed away at the age of 73. Demme’s publicist Leslee Dart confirmed that the director had died of complications from esophageal cancer of which Demme revealed in 2015 that he had been battling. “Sadly, I can confirm that Jonathan passed away early this morning in his Manhattan apartment, surrounded […]