LOS ANGELES — German director Wolfgang Petersen, who achieved worldwide fame with movies “Das Boot,” “Outbreak” and “Air Power One,” amongst many others, has died from pancreatic most cancers, a spokeswoman stated. He was 81.
Petersen, who directed Hollywood A-listers together with Clint Eastwood, Dustin Hoffman, George Clooney, Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt over a profession spanning 5 a long time, died in Los Angeles on Friday.
Born in Emden, Germany in 1941, Petersen scored his first main success with World Battle II submarine thriller “Das Boot,” tailored from a novel of the identical title in regards to the Battle of the Atlantic.
The movie earned him two Oscar nominations on the 1983 Academy Awards, inc…