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Irvin Kershner

Director Irvin Kershner is seen in Gerardmer, France - Feb 1, 2007 - Photo: JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN/AFP/Getty Images

‘Empire Strikes Back’ Director Irvin Kershner Dies

Irvin Kershner, who directed the Star Wars sequel “The Empire Strikes Back” and the James Bond film “Never Say Never Again,” has died. He was 87.