Bob Clark

film director
Died: April 4, 2007 (Los Angeles, California)
Best Known as: director of the film "A Christmas Story"

Hollywood director best known for his 1983 film “A Christmas Story.” The cult classic is now shown annually on TBS in the weeks leading up to Christmas. For the four decades prior to making “A Christmas Story,” Clark directed horror films like “Black Christmas,” and stories of teen angst such as “Porky’s.” He and his son were killed by a drunk driver on a Los Angeles highway.