'Sad has hell' - Sidney Lumet director of NETWORK dies
Acclaimed director of Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon Sidney Lumet dies at 86
Lumet, 86, died of lymphoma according to his stepdaughter, Leslie Gimbel, The New York Times reported.
A film director with roots in the theater and television, Lumet never won an Oscar, although he was nominated as best director four times. But in 2005 he was awarded an Academy Award for Lifetime Achievement for his "brilliant services to screenwriters, performers and the art of the motion picture".
The genius behind Network died today. In his honour...