George Bowers (filmmaker)

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This article is about the film director and editor. For the politician, see George M. Bowers.
George Bowers
Born (1944-04-20)April 20, 1944
Bronx, New York
Died August 18, 2012(2012-08-18) (aged 68)[1]
Los Angeles
Occupation Film director, editor, producer
Years active 1968–2012

George Bowers (April 20, 1944 – August 18, 2012) was an American film director, editor and producer.[2]

Bowers was born in the Bronx, New York. As an editor, he had an extensive list of credits dating from 1968 to his last film in 2008. As a director, he directed films such as Private Resort with Johnny Depp and Rob Morrow, and My Tutor with Crispin Glover, the latter which is being remade. He started working at ABC directly out of high school as an assistant editor and frequently edited the films of Joseph Ruben.[3]

Bowers died from complications related to heart surgery on August 18, 2012, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.[1] He was 68 years old.

Filmography as editor[edit]

Filmography as director[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Editor George Bowers dies – Entertainment News, Obituary, Media". Variety. September 10, 2012. Retrieved September 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ New York Times. "New York Times". New York Times. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  3. ^ IMDb
  4. ^ Janet Maslin (June 7, 1980). "The Hearse". New York Times. Retrieved May 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ J.C. Maçek III. "The Hearse". Retrieved May 4, 2011. 

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