Writer, director of 'Still Alice' dies at 63

March 12, 2015 5:40 AM

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Writer, director of 'Still Alice' dies at 63

Los Angeles (AFP) - Richard Glatzer, the co-director and co-writer of "Still Alice", for which Julianne Moore won a best actress Oscar last month, has died aged 63 of ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

"I am devastated. Rich was my soul mate, my collaborator, my best friend and my life. Seeing him battle ALS for four years with such grace and courage inspired me and all who knew him," Wash Westmoreland, the film's co-director and his husband, said on Twitter.

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