Joel Schumacher died in New York on June 22, 2020 at the age of 80. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed directors of his generation.
Fans of Joel Schumacher (The Phantom of the Opera, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Schumacher, a cultural icon
Born Joel T. Schumacher in New York on August 29, 1939, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. Schumacher was not just a great director, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
Although Joel Schumacher is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Joel Schumacher.
Joel Schumacher career in pictures
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