1. Jonathan Demme
Filmmaker Jonathan Demme, 73, best known as the man behind the lens on The Silence of the Lambs, passed away on April 26 due to complications related to esophageal cancer. Demme was known for his range as a director. He tackled hard subjects and wasn't afraid to journey into new territory. His features are well-known: The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Married to the Mob, Beloved, and Rachel Getting Married.
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