Stuart Gordon, the horror director best known for the '80s classics Re-Animator and From Beyond, has died, his rep, Dominic Mancini, confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday. He was 72.
"He was a lovely man, a dear friend, a client for nearly a decade, and will be greatly missed," Mancini told THR. "He was an icon in the horror genre, a loved mentor and bright light that inspired and encouraged aspiring genre filmmakers to excel at their craft. He left his finger prints on the film industry for generations to come to enjoy."
Gordon's family asked for privacy while they mourn. No details were released about his death
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