Irvin Kershner (April 29, 1923 – November 27, 2010[1]) was an American film director, known for Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, RoboCop 2 and Never Say Never Again.

Selected filmography

Year Title No. of Oscar nominations No. of Oscar wins
1978 Eyes of Laura Mars
1980 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
1983 Never Say Never Again
1990 RoboCop 2


  1. 'Empire Strikes Back' director Kershner dies in LA, AFP, November 29, 2010.

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