Jonathan Demme, Oscar-Winning Director of ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ Dies At 73 – Exclusive

From “Rachel Getting Married” to “Philadelphia” and more, Demme left his mark on the industry with one of the most varied directing careers imaginable. Jonathan Demme, the filmmaker whose career ranged from the David Byrne documentary “Stop Making Sense” to the Oscar-winning “The Silence of the Lambs” and “Philadelphia,” died this morning in New York.

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