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Andrew V. McLaglen dies at 94; veteran director of western films
Andrew V. McLaglen dies at 94; veteran director of western films

Andrew V. McLaglen, a prolific veteran of westerns, action films and television who directed many of classic Hollywood's most enduring stars, including John Wayne, Robert Mitchum and William Holden, died Aug. 30 at his home in Friday Harbor, Wash. He was 94. McLaglen died in his sleep of natural causes, said his daughter Mary McLaglen. Apprenticing under legendary directors John Ford and William Wellman, McLaglen was one of the last to specialize in the western. His best-known work includes five movies with Wayne — "McClintock!" (1963), "Hellfighters" (1968), "The Undefeated" (1969), "Chisum" (1970) and "Cahill U.S....

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