Michael Cimino (// chi-MEE-noh; February 3, 1939 – July 2, 2016) was an American movie director, screenwriter, producer and author. He was best known for directing, producing and co-writing the 1978 Academy Award-winning movie The Deer Hunter, and for writing and directing 1980s financial failure Heaven's Gate.
at an event in 2003
|Died||July 2, 2016 (aged 77)|
(BFA Painting, 1961;
MFA Painting, 1963)
|Occupation||Film director · Producer|
Screenwriter · Author
|Style||Striking visual style|
Controversial subject matter
- Say How? A Pronunciation Guide to Names of Public Figures: "Cimino, Michael" [chi-MĒ-nō. Library of Congress. Retrieved 2010-08-27.
- ""'Deer Hunter,' 'Heaven's Gate' director Michael Cimino dies"". The Washington Post Online. The Washington Post. Retrieved July 3, 2016.