Death of Jonathan Demme

February 22, 1944 - April 26, 2017
| Age 73

Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" and "Philadelphia"
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Director Jonathan Demme, who won an Academy Award for "The Silence of the Lambs," died Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 73. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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