Superman director 'Richard Donner' passes away; 'Mani' actor Daniel Mickelson dies at 23

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Filmmaker Richard Donner, who helped create the modern superhero blockbuster with 1978’s Superman, has passed away. He was 91 years old. Richard died Monday in Los Angeles, his family said through a spokesperson.

Richard gained fame with his first feature, 1976’s The Omen. Spanish actor Antonio Banderas paid tribute to the filmmaker as he posted two photos of him on Instagram and wrote, "Good bye dear Richard. Thanks for your films, for your elegance, your sense of humor, your friendship and for those happy and funny days we spent during the shooting of “Assassins”. We will never forget you amigo. Adios mi querido Richard. Gracias por tus películas, por tu elegancia, por tu humor, por tu amistad, y por los días tan divertidos que pasamos durante el rodaje de “Assassins”. Todos los que te conocimos te echaremos mucho de menos. RIP #RichardDonner"

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Daniel Mickelson, who was a rising star in the acting world, also sadly passed away at the young age of 23. The actor appeared in the 2019 series Mani and in the indie horror film The Killer Clown Meets the Candy Man. His younger sister, model Meredith Mickelson, shared the devastating news on her Instagram account on Monday (July 5). Daniel died on the Fourth of July and lots of celebrities are speaking out to pay tribute to the late actor.

(Source: Instagram) 

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