Douglas Stewart (film editor)

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Douglas Stewart
Born Samuel Douglas Stewart
(1919-03-29)March 29, 1919
Vancouver, Canada
Died March 3, 1995(1995-03-03) (aged 75)
Motion picture hospital, Calabasas, CA
Occupation film editor
Years active 1953 - 1983

Douglas Stewart (March 29, 1919 – March 3, 1995) was an American film and television editor with about 16 feature film credits from 1953 – 1983.[1][2] He won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for the film, The Right Stuff (1983), along with co-editors Glenn Farr, Lisa Fruchtman, Stephen A. Rotter, and Tom Rolf. The Right Stuff was the fourth film of Stewart's notable collaboration with director Philip Kaufman, which began with The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972).[3] Stewart's extensive television work was honored twice by nominations for Emmy awards.

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  1. ^ Birth and death dates confirmed by the Social Security Death Index.
  2. ^ Douglas Stewart at the Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ "Most Popular Titles With Douglas Stewart And Philip Kaufman". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2010-07-18.