Screenwriter David Rayfiel has passed away at the age of 87.
He died of congestive heart failure at his Manhattan home on Wednesday (22Jun11), according to the New York Times.
Rayfiel collaborated with revered directors Sydney Pollack and Robert Redford on a number of their most successful films, including Out of Africa, The Way We Were and Three Days of the Condor.
He also penned the screenplays for The Firm and Sabrina.