It has been exactly 4 long years since Michael Cimino died in Beverly Hills on July 2, 2016 at the age of 77. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed directors of his generation.
Today, fans of Michael Cimino (The Deer Hunter, ...) along with the rest of the film industry have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Cimino, a cultural icon
Born in New York on February 3, 1939, Michael Cimino's career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in American history. Cimino was not just a great director, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 4 years since the tragic loss of Michael Cimino and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Michael Cimino 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 Michael Cimino.
Michael Cimino career in pictures
- The Deer Hunter (1978)
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