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Alvin Sargent, who is the legendary American screenwriter and also won two Oscars and wrote scripts for the Spider-Man film trilogy, has died at the age of 92 on May 11, 2019. The cause of alvin sargent death is off of natural causes at his home in Seattle on Thursday.
Alvin Sargent was an American screenwriter who has dozens of movies under his name. Sargent was born on April 12, 1927, in Alin Supowitz in Philadelphia. He graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1945.
Sargent started to write for television from 1953 to 1960s. He scripted episodes for Route 66, Ben Casey and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. He had his first screenplay for a film on Gambit. Sargent became well known for his work on I Walk on the Line(1970) and Paper Moon(1973) for which he received WGA Award for Best Screen. He was also nominated for an Academy award. In 1978 he won the Academy Award for the film Julia(1977) and again for Ordinary people(1980).
Sargent collaborated on popular franchise Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3.
Alvin Sargent was a well known award-winning screenwriter, however, he took his time for finishing his scripts. He took over a year to write the screenplay for Ordinary People which released in 1980.
Sargent had a good sense of Humor. He once said “When I die, I’m going to have written on my tombstone. “Finally, a plot”
Sargent was married to actress Joan Camden from 1953 to 1974 who died in 2000. He later married a producer, Laura Ziskin in 2010. The couple collaborated on Bill Murray comedy What About Bob? (1991) and The Drama Hero (1992).
Joan Camden passed away in 2011 after battling with breast cancer. They had two daughters. Amanda and Jennifer and his stepdaughter Julia.
He had an older brother Herb Sargent a comedy writer. He was an original member of the Saturday Night Live staff.
Alvin Sargent’s memorial service will be held in Los Angeles. The date has not been announced yet.
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