Al Pacino remembers Sidney Lumet: 'The kindest man I have ever known.'
Al Pacino, the star of two of Sidney Lumet’s best movies, Serpico and Dog Day Afternoon, released this statement to EW about the director, who died Saturday at the age of 86: “Sidney Lumet will be remembered for his films. He leaves a great legacy, but more than that, to the people close to him, he will remain the most civilized of humans and the kindest man I have ever known. This is a great loss.”
Sidney Lumet Talks About His Oscar-Nominated Films (from EW archive, January 2008)