John Sturges (1910–1992)
Born: January 3, 1910 in Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Died: August 18, 1992 (age 82) in San Luis Obispo, California, USA
When he met Akira Kurosawa, Kurosawa told him that he loved The Magnificent Seven (1960), which was a remake of Kurosawa’ Seven Samurai (1954). Sturges always maintained that this was the single proudest moment of his life.