"Jolie said in a statement: It is a loss impossible to describe. We are all so grateful for how enriched our lives are for having known him. We will miss him terribly. "
Los Angeles, July 3 - Actress Angelina Jolie, who directed the 2014 film Unbroken based on the life of Louis Zamperini, former Olympic runner and World War II hero, says of his passing - It is a loss impossible to describe.

Zamperini, whose life is the subject of Jolie-directed movie Unbroken, died at the age of 97 from pneumonia Wednesday, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Jolie said in a statement: It is a loss impossible to describe. We are all so grateful for how enriched our lives are for having known him. We will miss him terribly.

Unbroken, whose script is based on Laura Hillenbrand's book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption on Zamperini's life, is set to be released Dec 25.


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