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Film director Michael Winner has died aged 77

Film director Michael Winner has died aged 77, it has been announced.

His wife Geraldine confirmed the news on Monday.

Born in Hampstead, London in 1935, he directed films including Scorpio and Death Wish.

Michael Winner had been unwell for some time.

The BBC's Lizo Mzimba reports.

  • 21 Jan 2013