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Paul Apted, Son of Director Michael Apted, Dies at 47

July 7, 2014 (7:42 am) GMT
Apted, who was a sound editor in 'The Fault in Our Stars', passed away following a battle with colon cancer in Los Angeles at the age of 47.

Paul Apted, a sound editor who was also the son of British director Michael Apted, passed away on Friday, July 4. He was 47. According to his family, Apted suffered from colon cancer prior to his death in Los Angeles.

A native of Manchester, England, Apted worked for two decades in entertainment industry. His credits included ' "", "", "", "" and "".

His father, meanwhile, is popular for directing projects such as 's James Bond movie "The World Is Not Enough", 's "" and Showtime's series "". The father and son previously collaborated in three flicks, "Nell", "Extreme Measures" and "".

In addition to his father, Apted is survived by his mother, wife, two children and three siblings. A memorial is scheduled for July 13 at Mount Sinai Hollywood Hills, while the funeral will take place in the U.K.

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