|Born||May 9, 1906|
|Died||August 23, 1986 (aged 80)|
Los Angeles, California, USA
Adrienne Fazan was an award-winning American film editor who first started cutting films in 1933. She worked on many MGM films, including The Tell-Tale Heart (1941), Anchors Aweigh (1945), Singin' in the Rain (1952), and Kismet (1955).
Fazan was born in Germany, to John Fazan and Magdalena Fremdling. She became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1923, and by 1930 was living in Los Angeles and working as a film editor at a studio.
Fazan was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for An American in Paris in 1951, and received the award for Gigi in 1958. Both of these films were directed by Vincente Minnelli, with whom Fazan collaborated on 11 films. She retired in 1970 after editing The Cheyenne Social Club.
- Meuel, David (2016). Women Film Editors: Unseen Artists of American Cinema. McFarland. pp. 179–180. ISBN 9781476625201.
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- Meuel, David (2016). Women Film Editors: Unseen Artists of American Cinema. McFarland. p. 179. ISBN 9781476625201.
- Meuel, David (2016). Women Film Editors: Unseen Artists of American Cinema. McFarland. p. 182. ISBN 9781476625201.
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