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Death of Spider-Man screenwriter

Alvin Sargent, author of Spider-Man 2 in 2004 and Spider-Man 3 in 2007, died naturally Thursday at home in Seattle.

He also rewrote in 2012 the script of the movie “The Amazing Spider-Man”. Sargent began his career as a television writer before moving to the big screen in 1966 with “Gambit”, a comedic thriller starring Michael Caine.

Death of Spider-Man screenwriter
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He then nominated for Oscars in 1974 for “Paper Moon”, an American comedy-drama film set in Kansas and Missouri during the Great Depression.

In 1977, he won his first Oscar for “Julia”, a Holocaust drama based on the personal writings of Lillian Hellman; then his second in 1980 for “Ordinary People”, a film about a family in mourning.

Sargent was married in 2010 to producer Laura Ziskin, after more than 25 years together.

She died in 2011 from breast cancer.

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