Richard Corliss

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Richard Corliss
Richard Nelson Corliss

(1944-03-06)March 6, 1944
DiedApril 23, 2015(2015-04-23) (aged 71)
Occupation(s)Editor, critic
Years active1966-2015

Richard Nelson Corliss (March 6, 1944 – April 23, 2015) was an American movie critic. He was one of several editors of Time magazine who focused on movies, with occasional articles on other subjects.[1] He created the widely used term "Drop Dead Gorgeous" in 1985 when describing Michelle Pfeiffer's performance in the movie, Into the Night.[2]

Corliss died in New York City, New York from a stroke, aged 71.

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  1. Villanova University Proquest search list of 2596 articles, 2009-2005.
  2. Time Magazine, February 25, 1985.

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