‘Fire in the Sky’ Director Robert Lieberman Has Saddly Passed Away Earlier This Month

Regrettably, Robert Lieberman, the director of the timeless masterpiece Fire in the Sky from 1993, has sadly departed from this world at the age of 75. He succumbed to cancer earlier this month after a valiant fight.

In the year 1993, the film Fire in the Sky made its debut in cinemas. The film was an adaptation of the book titled The Walton Experience, penned by Travis Walton. The book, in turn, was a retelling of Walton’s actual accounts of being abducted by extraterrestrial beings.

Apart from his work on Fire in the Sky, Robert Lieberman has also helmed a number of other films, such as All I Want for Christmas, D3: The Mighty Ducks, The Tortured, Breakaway, and Christmas in Tahoe.

Lieberman primarily focused his directorial efforts on television, specifically working on popular shows such as “The X-Files,” “The Dead Zone,” “Dexter,” “Nikita,” “Lost Girl,” and “The Expanse.

Surviving Lieberman are his wife, Victoria Peters, and their children: daughter Erin, who is married to producer Trent Othick, and sons Lorne and Joey. Additionally, Lieberman is survived by his son Nick, step-daughter Kristen Konvitz (who works as an agent at UTA), his sister Fern Kelman, and three grandchildren.

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