Halloween Producer Dies From Bomb Injuries
MOUSTAPHA AKKAD, the executive producer of the HALLOWEEN films, died in hospital today (11NOV05) from injuries sustained in the hotel bomb attacks that hit Jordan on Wednesday (09NOV05).
The 69-year-old, who also directed the 1981 movie LION OF THE DESERT starring ANTHONY QUINN, OLIVER REED and ROD STEIGER, was in Amman to attend a wedding in one of three hotels struck by suicide bombers.
An American national, Akkad had travelled to the event from his home in Lebanon.
His 34-year-old daughter, RIMA AKKAD MONLA, also died in the blast.