Director Arthur Penn, 88

Before (and after) his Hollywood career – Bonnie and Clyde, The Miracle Worker, Little Big Man, Night Moves, and so on – Penn assembled an estimable body of work in television and on Broadway. “But during his heyday in the late 1960s and early ’70s, Penn was in the vanguard of American filmmakers and is considered a pivotal figure in American cinema.”

Source: Los Angeles Times 09/29/10