The director of what most fans consider to be the best of the "Star Wars" films has dies.
Irvin Kershner, who directed "The Empire Strikes Back," died Saturday at his Los Angeles. He was 87.
In addition to "Empire," Kershner directed several other notable films, including "Never Say Never Again," "RoboCop 2," "Eyes of Laura Mars," and "Raid on Entebbe."
Kershner was not know for his productivity, having directed just 17 feature films in 35 years, and was not known as a favorite of film critics.
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