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John Muir, the star of the beloved classic western film The Civil War, died at age 90 on Wednesday.
He was 92.
Born in 1922 in St. Louis, Missouri, to a Methodist family, Muir grew up in a small farming community.
He had a brother and a sister.
In the 1950s, he became a successful filmmaker working on movies and short films.
He would often spend his weekends in his studio and watch television.
In 1961, the first case of the coronivirus, MERS-CoV-2, was reported.
His family lived in a remote area of the Mississippi Delta and were unaware of the disease until the outbreak became public.
At the time, he was not a public health expert.
In 1972, he made a film about a young boy who lived in poverty in the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
In 1973, he co-wrote and starred in The Civil Wars, a Western starring Clint Eastwood, Robert Mitchum, and Mae West.
In 1975, he directed The Last Samurai, a film starring Michael Keaton and Robert Redford.
In 1976, he produced the Oscar-nominated documentary The Rise of Vietnam War, which documented the U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
Muir would later go on to become one of Hollywood’s most popular and respected directors, working on several films including the acclaimed The Color Purple, American Graffiti, and the Oscar®-nominating The Deer Hunter.
In addition, he had a long and storied career as a producer, including producing a number of blockbuster movies including The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Sound of Music and The Godfather: Part II.
Muirs final feature was The Civil.
In 1971, he began shooting the film with producer Roger Corman, but the production fell apart in 1973 and he was unable to finish the project.
In 1980, he won an Academy Award for his work on the film, The Civil, a groundbreaking picture about the plight of a small American town, which featured a young African American man in his late teens named Jim Jones.
The Civil became a cult classic and has become a cornerstone of the film industry.
The film won a Bafta award for best documentary and earned a Golden Globe nomination for best foreign language film.
The civil film earned nearly $100 million worldwide.
In 2012, he received an Oscar nomination for his contributions to the history of the genre.
He also won the Academy Award in 1976 for directing The Deer Hunters, the last of the original three cowboy movies.
In the film’s closing scene, the main character is shot by a sniper and he is left in a hospital for the next 24 hours.
He returns home to find his mother, sister, and a group of people gathered around him, including his mother and sister.
The camera pans to show them all, including the father of the family.
The father says, “What’s happened to him?
Where is he?”
The father answers, “In a barn, in a cage.”
The film, which is about Jim Jones and his family, was shot over the course of 18 months, from 1974 to 1978.
It was one of the most successful and controversial films of the 20th century.
Muirls final film, released in 1982, was about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
The following year, he also directed The Vietnam War documentary, American Sniper, which won two Academy Awards for best picture and best director.
In 2012, Muirls son, Anthony, starred in his own feature film, Young Americans, about a group that is growing up in suburban Dallas, Texas.
In 2017, he earned an Oscar nom for his role in The Revenant, a drama set in the American West, which earned him an Academy award nomination for Best Picture.
John Muir, the star of the beloved classic western film The Civil War, died at age 90 on Wednesday.He was…
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