Alan Robert Murray

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Alan Robert Murray
Born(1954-07-30)July 30, 1954
DiedFebruary 24, 2021(2021-02-24) (aged 66)
OccupationSound editor
Years active1978–2021

Alan Robert Murray (July 30, 1954 – February 24, 2021) was an American sound editor.

Murray was nominated for ten Academy Awards. In 2007, Murray won the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing for his work on Letters from Iwo Jima (2005).[1] In 2015, Murray won his second Academy Award for Best Sound Editing for his work on American Sniper (2014).[2] He shared both awards with Bub Asman. Murray earned his tenth nomination at the 92nd Academy Awards for Best Sound Editing for Joker, setting record for the Sound Editing category.[3] He died in Los Angeles on February 24, 2021, at age 66.[4]

Academy Awards[edit]

With ten nominations, Alan Robert Murray has set a record for becoming the most-nominated sound editor for the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing category, surpassed Richard Hymns with nine nominations.

Year Film Collaborator Result
1986 (58th) Ladyhawke Robert G. Henderson Nominated
1990 (62nd) Lethal Weapon 2 Nominated
1997 (69th) Eraser Bub Asman Nominated
2001 (73rd) Space Cowboys Nominated
2007 (79th) Letters from Iwo Jima Won
Flags of Our Fathers Nominated
2015 (87th) American Sniper Won
2016 (88th) Sicario Nominated
2017 (89th) Sully Bub Asman Nominated
2020 (92nd) Joker - Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The 79th Academy Awards (2007) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved September 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "The 87th Academy Awards (2015) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "Sound Editing Oscar Nominations 2020". oscar.go.com. Retrieved 2020-01-14.
  4. ^ Giardina, Carolyn (February 25, 2021). "Alan Robert Murray, Two-Time Oscar-Winning Sound Editor, Dies at 66". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 25, 2021.

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