“Tommy” Director Dies
The man behind the lens for The Who’s legendary rock opera, Tommy has died.
British film director Ken Russell died in his sleep Sunday night at the age of 84.
Tommy starred Roger Daltrey in the title role, but also other big names such as: Eric Clapton (The Preacher), Elton John (The Pinball Wizard), Jack Nicholson (A. Quackson), Tina Turner (Acid Queen) and the other members of The Who.
Most recently, Russell was writing the script and casting for another musical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland.