Frank Sullivan (film editor)

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Frank Sullivan
Born Franklin Starbuck Sullivan
(1896-02-07)February 7, 1896
St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
Died September 30, 1972(1972-09-30) (aged 76)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills
Nationality American
Occupation Film editor
Years active 1923–1962
Spouse(s) Doris Sullivan
Children 2
Relatives C. Gardner Sullivan (brother)

Franklin Starbuck "Frank" Sullivan (February 7, 1896 – September 30, 1972) was an American film editor.


Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Sullivan was the younger brother of C. Gardner Sullivan, a prominent Hollywood screenwriter. He worked as an editor on such films as Fury (1936), Babes in Arms (1939), The Philadelphia Story (1940) and Woman of the Year (1942). He received an Academy Award nomination in 1948 for his work on Joan of Arc.

Sullivan was married to Doris Sullivan with whom he had two children. He died on September 30, 1972 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles at the age of 76. He is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills.

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