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Florida State Award Winning Professor Dies

Florida State Award Winning Professor Dies
Posted at 11:47 AM, Jan 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-31 07:33:41-05

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) - FSU film school professor, Richard Portman has died at the age of 82.

Jennifer Portman, his daughter, said he died at his Tallahassee home on Saturday. 

Portman's death came after a recent fall that left him with a broken hip and other complications.

The Florida State professor worked on films such as "Star Wars" and "The Godfather".

Portman was nominated 11 times for an Academy Award and won a British Academy Award for his work on Robert Altman's "Nashville."