The movie itself was not finished in time to be screened by a Gotham jury.

He was 62.Wrangler died Tuesday in Manhattan from complications of lung disease, said Lewis Tice, director of publicity and marketing for TLA Releasing, a distributor of gay-themed independent films.

His life of sometimes surprising turns - he found decades-long love with big-band singer Margaret Whiting - was chronicled in the documentary "Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon," released last fall.Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox "Jack Wrangler knew the power of image-making and inspired an entire generation to be comfortable in their own skin and to become the man of their dreams," said the film's director, Jeffrey Schwarz.

Born John Stillman in Beverly Hills, Calif.

, the son of TV producer Robert Stillman, Wrangler got his start performing in the religiously themed 1950s NBC series "The Faith of Our Children."As a young man, he was bartending and go-go dancing in West Hollywood when a role in a San Francisco play sent his career hurtling in a new direction - under a new last name, borrowed from the label on his plaid work shirt.

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"For me, I felt I needed some true grit in my life, y'know? I felt that I had this formal, white-handkerchief upbringing and that I was not going to survive in the world unless I got down and did something gritty," Wrangler, who appeared in such films as "A Night at the Adonis" and "The Devil in Miss Jones: Part II," told the Palm Beach Post newspaper in a 2005 interview.The couple, who have two daughters together, separated in 2007.

Dec.3, 2008Madonna: Don't Cry For Me Argentina, I'm Still Performing Madonna has postponed the first of four shows in Argentina.

Representatives of River Plate Stadium say they have postponed the pop star's opening concert at the request of the production company.She will still perform as scheduled in Buenos Aires on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Local news media are reporting that some of Madonna's sound equipment hasn't arrived due to flight delays, so the concert could be rescheduled for Monday.