Award-Winning Director Dies at 62 After Battling Pancreatic Cancer

September 07, 2017Sep 07, 2017

The award-winning filmmaker, Jeffrey Tuchman, has passed away after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 62 years old at the time of his death.

Tuchman was a writer, director, and producer whose work includes “Voices of Civil Rights,” an oral history of the Civil Rights movement for which he won an Emmy and a Peabody award; “Mavericks, Miracles, and Medicine,” and “The Man From Hope.”

Tuchman’s film about Bill Clinton actually won him the Pollie Award and was featured at the Democratic National Convention. Tuchman also directed many of Hillary Clinton’s campaign ads, according to Variety.

Over his career, Tuchman directed over 30 documentaries. He has film credits with some of the largest networks around, including CBS, ABC, HBO, and Discovery.

He leaves behind his father, younger brother, sister-in-law, nephew, niece, and girlfriend. Please pray for God’s comfort for them during this difficult time.

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