Kay Rose

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Kay Rose
Born (1922-02-12)February 12, 1922
New York City, New York, USA
Died December 11, 2002(2002-12-11) (aged 80)
Burbank, California, USA
Cause of death multiple organ system failure
Occupation Sound editor
Years active 1954-1999
Spouse(s) Sherman A. Rose (1951-?) (Divroced)
Children Victoria Rose Sampson, daughter, born May 4, 1953.
Family Sarah DeAngelo and Amy Rose Sampson (granddaughters)

Kay Rose (February 12, 1922 – December 11, 2002) was an American sound editor. She received a Special Achievement Academy Award during the 57th Academy Awards. This was in the category of Best Sound Editing for the film The River.[1] She has 68 credits in TV and film from 1954 to 1999.

She was also the first female sound editor to win an Oscar.[2]

In 1999 she received the Lifetime Achievement award at the Motion Picture Sound Editors and in 2002 she received the Career Achievement Award at the Cinema Audio Society awards.

Personal life[edit]

Kay Rose was married to film editor Sherman A. Rose in 1951, which resulted in a divorce. Together they had 1 daughter Victoria Rose Sampson who is a sound editor like her mother. She has 2 granddaughters as well.[3]


  1. ^ "The 57th Academy Awards (1985) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Kay Rose, 80". LAtimes.com. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Kay Rose". Variety.com. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 

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