Ken Russell, the controversial and iconoclastic British filmmaker who made nude male wrestling safe for the moviegoing multitudes and famously clobbered a critic with his own review, only to fade into an obscurity almost as uncompromising as his cinematic visions, has died following a series of strokes.

He was 84.

Source:
http://www.movieline.com/2011/11/controversial-director-ken-russell-dead-at-84.php

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