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Akkad, Moustapha

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Born: 1930 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: Syrian
Categories: Director, Producers

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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.

 


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