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Michael Ritchie

Age: 62

filmmaker who directed the films Downhill Racer, The Candidate, and The Bad News Bears. He also helmed the television movie The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader-Murdering Mom.

Died: Manhattan, April 16, 2001

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