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Alexandru Tocilescu
Theater director Alexandru Tocilescu died of a heart attack on Wednesday in Bucharest, Romania, according to The Associated Press. He was 65.

During his career, which spanned nearly 40 years, Tocilescu directed dozens of productions at the famed Bulandra theater in Bucharest, the Romanian Opera, and other theaters in his native country. He also directed a production of Hamlet, which was seen in London and Dublin in 1990.

He also directed several films, including The Sadness of a Salesman of Empty Bottles and The Last Halt in Paradise.

He is survived by his son, Alex.

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