Oscar winner Walter Mirisch has died at the age of 101

Walter Mirisch, right, and Charlton Heston celebrate at the 34th annual Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, on January 29, 1977.

LOS ANGELES – Walter Mirisch, the talented Oscar-winning filmmaker who oversaw such classics as “Some Like It Hot,” “West Side Story” and “In the Heat of the Night,” has died of natural causes. Institute of Motion Studies. Photography Arts and Sciences said Saturday. He was 101. Mirisch died Friday in Los Angeles, according to a …

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