Joseph Sargent

American film director (1925-2014)

Joseph Sargent (born Giuseppe Danielle Sorgente, July 22, 1925 – December 22, 2014) was an American movie and television director and producer. He was best known for his movies White Lightning, MacArthur, Nightmares, Jaws: The Revenge, and The Taking of Pelham One Two Three. He won four Emmy Awards.

Joseph Sargent
Giuseppe Danielle Sorgente

(1925-07-22)July 22, 1925
DiedDecember 22, 2014(2014-12-22) (aged 89)
Other namesJoseph Daniel Sargente
Years active1951–present
Spouse(s)Mary Carver (1952–1968) (divorced) (2 children)
Carolyn Nelson (1970 -present)

Sargent died of complications from heart disease at his home in Malibu, California, on December 22, 2014. He was 89.[1]


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