Obituary: Who was John Zaritsky? Oscar winner film maker dies at 79, Cause of Death, Wife, Family

John Zaritsky was a documentary filmmaker from Canada. In 1982, he won an Academy Award for his documentary Just Another Missing Kid. Individuals and families in precarious situations were frequently depicted in Zaritsky’s films.

John Zaritsky: Cause of Death of oscar-winning Filmmaker

John Zaritsky, a veteran Canadian director who won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for Just Another Missing Child in 1983, has died. He was 79 years old at the time.

According to his family, Zaritsky died of heart failure on March 30 at Vancouver General Hospital.

Sundance Toronto, Vancouver, IDFA in Amsterdam, Hot Docs, and South by Southwest have all screened his work, which has been shown in 35 countries and at over 40 film festivals across the world.

John Zaritsky’s Age, Family, and Early Life,

John Zaritsky was born on July 13, 1942, in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He was 79 years old at the time of his death. He was the son of  Yvonne Joan who was his mother and his father was Michael Zaritsky who was a doctor by his profession.

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However, we do not know if he had any siblings as nothing about them has been mentioned in his Wikipedia profile due to which we do not know anything about his family in detail.

Thus, we can’t give you any detailed information about his life. We will update anything relevant to him as we discover more about him and his life.

John Zaritsky Career, What was his Profession?

Zaritsky worked as a newspaper reporter for seven years before moving into film, winning a National Newspaper Award for his investigative reporting at The Globe and Mail.

The New York Film Festival, the American Film Festival, the Banff Television Festival, the Houston International Film Festival, the Columbus Ohio Film Festival, and the John Muir Medical Film Festival have all recognized his work. Zaritsky has been nominated for six Gemini Awards, Canada’s national television award.

Which school and college did he go to?

He graduated from Denis Morris Catholic High School in 1961 and then graduated in 1965 from the Trinity College of the University of Toronto.

John Zaritsky Net Worth, How much does he earn?

It is not known how much money he is worth as it is very difficult to find out about his as nothing about his income has been discussed in public.

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We will be updating about his net worth once we get to know about his income.

John Zaritsky Wife, What about her relationship?

Zaritsky was survived by his wife Annie Clutton, his children Errin and Bern Lally, and his grandchildren Imogen and Reid.

john zaritsky wife

Is he available on any social media platforms?

He was available on Facebook. However, we do not have any information on his other social media profiles because we were unable to locate his name on any other social media platforms. We’re guessing he’s using a different name for his account.

We’ll update this area as soon as we learn of any other social media accounts he has.

Physical Appearance of John Zaritsky’s Height, Weight

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Hair ColourBlade
Eye ColourBrown
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Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about John Zaritsky’s should be known

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Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current SpouseAnnie Clutton

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