Robert Allan Ackerman, the director whose television work scored five Emmy nominations and who directed acclaimed Broadway productions including Bent and Extremities, died Jan.
10 of kidney failure at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 77.His death was announced by family through a spokesman.“I love Bob.
I loved being around him, his aurora, his steady peace,” said actor Al Pacino, who starred in Ackerman’s 1992 Broadway staging of Oscar Wilde’s Salome. “To work with him was joyous.
He understood the language of theater art and communicated it with such ease. His gift was intangible and there’s no way of understanding how he created.Read more on deadline.com