Famous director Mel Stuart has died at the age of 83. He suffered from cancer and died at his home in Los Angeles. His daughter stated about the death of his father. According to his daughter Madeline Stuart was in the pain of cancer.
Mel Stuart was a renowned director. He directed various movies including 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Four Days in November '. He got several awards for these movies. These movies are regarded as the best movies he directed.
Mel Stuart started his career with David L. Wolper in the year 1960. He was an award-winning documentarian who worked with several producers and celebrities.
He directed Four Days in November. This documentary movie was based about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. His next movie was If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory was the best movie he ever directed. This movie did great business. Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson and Peter Ostrum were in the lead role of this movie. The film was first released on DVD in 1997. His 1973 film "Wattstax" was another hit. This movie also did great business according to box report. He produced several movies too. The list includes "The Triangle Factory Fire Scandal," and "Ruby and Oswald".