James Lyons (film editor)

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James Lyons
Born James K. Lyons
October 8, 1960
New York, United States
Died April 12, 2007(2007-04-12) (aged 46)
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Occupation Film editor, screenwriter, actor
Known for Velvet Goldmine
The Virgin Suicides
Partner(s) Terrence Savage

James Lyons (October 8, 1960 – April 12, 2007) was an American film editor, screenwriter and actor who frequently collaborated with Todd Haynes. He is probably best known for editing The Virgin Suicides and editing and co-writing Velvet Goldmine. He also had a minor role in 1996 film I Shot Andy Warhol as Billy Name.

He died in Manhattan of squamous cell carcinoma, at the age of 46, after more than a decade of treatment for HIV.[1]

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