Director Paul Mazursky Dies

Paul Mazursky, the innovative and versatile director who showed the absurdity of modern life in such movies as Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice and An Unmarried Woman, has died. He was 84.

The filmmaker died of pulmonary cardiac arrest Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said Mazursky’s spokeswoman Nancy Willen.

Jill Clayburgh's Daughter, Lily Rabe, Misses Broadway Performances

The show must go on but without one of its stars for now.

Lily Rabe, the daughter of late actress Jill Clayburgh who passed away Friday, had missed two performances of her Broadway show A Merchant of Venice to be by the side of her mother. The show’s opening day was postponed, and Rabe’s understudy took over her role temporarily.

When Rabe does return, she’ll have a castmate to lean on who knew her mother well: Al Pacino.

Jill Clayburgh Dies

Jill Clayburgh, who embodied hopeful and determined women in such ’70s and ’80s movies as An Unmarried Woman, Starting Over and It’s My Turn, died at her Connecticut home on Friday from chronic leukemia, a disease she quietly battled for 21 years, her husband, playwright David Rabe, told The New York Times. She was 66.