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Akkad, Moustapha

Born: 1930 AD
Died: 2005 AD
Nationality: Syrian
Categories: Director, Producers

1930 – Akkad was born in Aleppo, Syria on July 1, 1930.

1950 – Went to United States to study at the University of California.

1953 – Received his master’s degree at University of Southern California.

1960 – Akkad met Sam Peckinpah and became his mentor in Hollywood.

1976 – Akkad is the producer and director of Mohammad, Messenger of God.

1978 – Produced the movie "Halloween" and became known for his key involvement in the first eight Halloween movies.

1980 – Directed the movie "Lion of the Desert" tells about the story of Bedouin leader Omar Mukhtar.

1988-2002 – Akkad was the executive producer of the Halloween films.

2005 – Died on November 11, 2005 due to terrorist attacks.