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Joseph Sargent, prize-winning film and TV movie director, dies at 89

Joseph Sargent, prize-winning film and TV movie director, dies at 89

LOS ANGELES -- Joseph Sargent, a prolific director whose best-known film was "The Taking of Pelham One Two Three" and whose dozens of TV movies included explorations of sensitive racial topics, died Monday at his Malibu home. He was 89. Sargent's death was caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife Carolyn Nelson Sargent said. Sargent made about 70 ...

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