Richard Donner

Born in April 24th, 1930

From Bronx, New York, USA

Richard Donner Biography

Richard Donner (born Richard Donald Schwartzberg; April 24, 1930 – July 5, 2021) was an American film director, producer, and occasional comic book writer. The production company The Donners' Company was owned by Donner and his wife, producer Lauren Shuler Donner. After directing the horror film "The Omen" (1976), Donner became famous for the creation of the first modern superhero film, "Superman" (1978), starring Christopher Reeve.

The influence of this film eventually helped establish the superhero concept as a respected film genre. Donner went on to direct such enduringly popular titles as "The Goonies" (1985), "Scrooged" (1988) and the "Lethal Weapon" series (1987-98).

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Richard Donner Filmography

16 Blocks Poster
March 3, 2006
Timeline Poster
November 26, 2003
Out Cold Poster
November 21, 2001
Any Given Sunday Poster
December 22, 1999
Lethal Weapon 4 Poster
July 10, 1998