Katherine Cylan, who directed more than 20 Daytime Emmy-nominated films, died on Christmas Eve, according to multiple Facebook posts by her immediate family. Her cause of death has not yet been reported, but she was 59 years old.
“Today we lost a beautiful soul, Catherine Cylan..you this Christmas Eve peacefully slipped through my fingers,” Gary B. Bigger Jr. said on Dec. 24. writing. ”
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Born in Brooklyn, Cyran graduated from both Harvard Business School and Stanford Business School, and has also worked as a regular writer and producer in his 30-plus-year career. It was as a writer and producer on various low-budget films for Roger Her Corman that she stepped into the world of filmmaking. Wilderness Cry, Sleepover Massacre III When Blood Fist II.
Cyran’s breakthrough as a director came in 1993. White Wolves: Wilderness Cries II — for her pictures of family adventures, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award.Additional directing credits for the multi-hyphen included a photo of the river rafting dangerous waters; showtime terror Sawbones; actor sincerity with Kirsten Dunst.3 out of 4 installments of Prince & Me a series of rom-coms; and a holiday comedy Redo of Christmas With Jay Moll, just to name a few. Her last film in Cylan was her one of many holiday-themed titles she created for television over the years. Our Italian Christmas Memorieswith three-time Emmy winner Beau Bridges bowing to Hallmark in November.
A member of the Writers Guild of America, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and the Directors Guild of Canada, Cylan has written his famous work in YA novels. The Last Great Orc Islandwhich was based on her own award-winning screenplay, the last story.
The memorial plan has not yet been published.
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