Theo Angelopoulos Died of a Brain Hemorrhage Theo Angelopoulos, the Greek renowned director died of a vehicle accident while makinghis latest film. He was 76 years old. Police and hospital authorities said Angelopoulos suffered serious head injuries and diedin hospital after hit by a motorcycle while crossing the road to the location of the road nearPier Piraeus, Athens. Motorcyclists were also injured and treated at hospitals identified as a policeman. The accident occurred when Angelopoulos was involved in shooting his latest film The OtherSea. Angelopoulos has won several awards at film festivals in the majority of Europe during his career that lasted more than 40 years.