Rich tributes pour in as Oscar-winning director John G. Avildsen passes away

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New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): American film director John G. Avildsen, who won an Academy Award for directing ‘Rocky’ and directed the first three original Karate Kid movies, has passed away at the age of 81. His son, Anthony, told the Los Angeles Times that Avildsen died of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. As soon as his death news broke, rich tributes poured in from the members of film fraternity. Hollywood actors Sylvester Stallone, ‘The Karate Kid' actor Ralph Macchio, Carl Weathers, who played Apollo Creed in four 'Rocky' movie among other celebrities took to social media and remembered the Oscar-winning director.

Rich tributes pour in as Oscar-winning director John G. Avildsen passes away

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