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John Avildsen, director of ‘Rocky’, dies at 81

1 year, 4 months ago
LOS ANGELES: John Avildsen, the Oscar-winning director whose blockbuster films like "Rocky" and "The Karate Kid" championed the ascent of underdogs, has died. He was 81 years old. The filmmaker died of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai…