Towering Inferno director John Guillermin expires at 89

Towering Inferno director John Guillermin expires at 89


The films of British director John Guillermin, whose, has died aged 89.

The Towering Inferno won three Oscars and starred Faye Dunaway, Steve McQueen, William Holden and Paul Newman.

Guillermin’s activity- .

He died at his house in the Topanga Canyon section of La on Sunday, his buddy Nick Redman supported.
Produced to French parents in London, Guillermin attended the University of Cambridge.

His career directing started in France -making. He went to Hollywood to study filmmaking techniques.
After the success of disaster films like The Poseidon Adventure and Airport, Guillermin collected a star-studded cast.

The picture regarded as a classic of the genre -built skyscraper starred Newman and McQueen – two of the greatest film stars of the day.

Known for his large budget ventures, Guillermin also had a standing of being a hard guy to work with.
‘Irascible run’

He received a day later, an apologetic phone call.

For the version of Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile of 1978, Guillermin gathered a cast of top ability that was playing.

Peter Ustinov played the celebrated sleuth Hercule Poirot alongside Angela Lansbury, George Kennedy and David Niven.


His final film was the Kong sequel King Kong Lives in 1986.