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"Halloween" producer Moustapha Akkad of LA dies in Jordan blasts

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posted on Nov, 11 2005 @ 09:29 AM

Moustapha Akkad, the Syrian-born producer of the "Halloween" horror films, died Friday from wounds sustained in the triple hotel bombings, a hospital official said.

The 75-year-old Los Angeles resident died at 7:30 a.m. in a Jordanian hospital where he was being treated, according to surgeon Dr. Yousef Qisous.

"He had bleeding in the lungs, his ribs were fractured and he died of his wounds and a severe heart attack this morning," Qisous told The Associated Press.

Akkad's daughter, Rima Akkad Monla, 34, also died in one of Wednesday's three explosions, her mother Patricia Akkad, said Thursday.........

I thought this deserved a mention at least in BTS. Next to The Exorcist, Halloween is my favorite horror movie of all time.

R.I.P. Moustapha!


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