Peter Bogdanovich, the Oscar-nominated director of 'The Last Picture Show,' dead at 82

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(CNN)Peter Bogdanovich, the Oscar-nominated manager of movies similar "The Last Picture Show" and "Paper Moon," whose off-screen beingness was arsenic colorful arsenic his films, has died, according to aggregate reports, citing his girl Antonia Bogdanovich.

He was 82.

Bogdanovich died of earthy causes astatine his location successful Los Angeles, his girl told The Hollywood Reporter.

    CNN has reached retired to representatives for some Peter and Antonia Bogdanovich.

      A renowned movie historian, Bogdanovich was penning astir movies erstwhile helium made the leap into directing, moving to Los Angeles successful the 1960s and receiving his interruption from shaper Roger Corman.

      His vocation took off, however, with his black-and-white adaptation of writer Larry McMurtry's "The Last Picture Show," acceptable successful a Texas town, which was released successful 1971. Movies similar "What's Up, Doc?," a drama pairing Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal, and "Paper Moon" (also with O'Neal, and his young girl Tatum, who won the supporting histrion Oscar astatine property 10) followed.

      Bogdanovich besides made headlines disconnected surface with his assorted relationships, including 1 with "Last Picture Show" co-star Cybill Shepherd, who went connected to prima successful his movie "Daisy Miller."

      The manager besides dated Playboy exemplary turned histrion Dorothy Stratten, who appeared successful his 1981 movie "They All Laughed," earlier she was murdered by her husband, Paul Snider. He aboriginal wrote a publication astir Stratten's death.

      Bogdanovich's admiration of large movie endowment led to him befriending figures similar Orson Welles, and 1 of his astir caller projects progressive collaborating connected editing and releasing the "Citizen Kane" director's uncompleted movie "The Other Side of the Wind," which Welles had worked connected intermittently from 1970 until his decease successful 1985.

      Bogdanovich had a tiny relation successful the film, and besides acted successful different projects, possibly astir memorably playing a therapist successful "The Sopranos."

      Director Guillermo del Toro lauded Bogdanovich on Twitter, calling him "a champion of cinema" who had "single-handedly interviewed and enshrined the lives and enactment of much classical filmmakers than astir anyone other successful his generation."

        Born successful New York, Bogdanovich's involvement successful chronicling the works of large filmmakers included the publication "Who the Devil Made It: Conversations With Legendary Directors," and much precocious "The Plot Thickens," a podcast devoted to movies "and the radical who marque them" for Turner Classic Movies, CNN's sister network.

        TCM noted that Bogdanovich's passionateness for the mean "inspired generations of filmmakers."

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