Famed director, Hugh Wilson has died at the age of 74

The director of camp classic First Wives Club and the first Police Academy film has died at the age of 74, friends of the director have confirmed.

First Wives Club starred gay icon, Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton and has since become a cult classic amongst the gay community.

Wilson died at his home over the weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia. He was ill at the time of his death.

His last film credit was for Mickey in 2004.

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Wilson was married to Charters Smith in 1979. Together they have five children.