Richard Glazer died at the age of 63 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. His last work was the painting "still Alice".
In 2011 Glazer was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Because of this he was confined to a wheelchair and talked to people only through a dedicated app on the iPad, reports The Guardian.
The last work Glazer was the painting "still Alice", filmed in 2014 together with the Director of Wasim Westmorland. The film, which traces the difficult fate of its developer, has gathered rave reviews from film critics.
Julianne Moore, who played him as a victim of Alzheimer's disease, received this year's Oscar for best lady's role. In addition she won the Golden globe, British Academy award and prize of the Guild of artists in the same category.
Glazer was taken to the hospital in consequence of difficulties with breathing for two days prior to the announcement of the winners of the award "Oscar". In the clinic he was stopped heart, but doctors saved him and led multiple observation.
At the end of December 2014, as we were informed Days.Roux, USA at age 89 died directed by Joseph Sargent, famous for the films "the Lord's Creation" and "the Capture of the train of sir Pelham Grenville". In addition, he participated in the filming of the famous television series "the twilight zone" and "Star trek".