Allie Light

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Allie Light is an American film producer, film director and film editor. Light co-directed, edited and produced the 1991 documentary film, In the Shadow of the Stars, with her husband, Irving Saraf.[1] Light and Saraf won the Academy Award for producing In the Shadow of the Stars.[1]

Light married film producer Saraf, becoming his second wife.[1] The couple formed a professional producing partnership beginning in 1971. In 1995, Light and Saraf were jointly nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy for their work on the PBS show, Dialogues with Madwomen.[1]

Light's husband of thirty-eight years, Irving Saraf, died from Lou Gehrig’s disease at their home in San Francisco, California, on December 26, 2012, at the age of 80.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Barnes, Mike (2012-12-30). "Oscar-Winning Producer Irving Saraf Dies at 80". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2013-01-15. 

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