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Friday, November 11, 2005

Producer of "Halloween" Films, Daughter, Die in Amman Hotel Bombings

Moustapha Akkad, known for the Halloween films which brought Jamie Lee Curtis to stardom, and his daughter Rima Akkad Monla died at the Radisson Hotel, the site of one of the terrorist bombings in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, tragedies that took so many other lives. Mr. Akkad was the head of Trancas International Studio. Mr. Akkad also produced other movies such as Mohammed, Messenger of God (1976) and Lion of the Desert (1981) both of which starred Anthony Quinn. Read more here.

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