Joel Schumacher

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Director Joel Schumacher dies aged 80
Director Joel Schumacher at Taormina Film Fest 2003
Director Joel Schumacher at Taormina Film Fest 2003 Credit: Kasper2006

American director and filmmaker Joel Schumacher has died at age 80. According to his publicist, Schumacher lost his year-long battle with cancer early Monday morning. Schumacher directed almost two dozen movies, including The Lost Boys, St. Elmo’s Fire and two Batman movies, Batman Forever and Batman & Robin.