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John Korty

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John Korty (June 22, 1936 – March 9, 2022) was an American movie director and animator. He was best known for directing the television movie The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, the documentary Who Are the DeBolts? And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? and the animated movie Twice Upon a Time. He has won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature (for Who Are the DeBolts?). Korty was born in Lafayette, Indiana. He won two Emmy Awards in 1974 and 1979.

Korty died on March 9, 2022 in Point Reyes Station, California at the age of 85.[1]


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