Mark Livolsi

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Mark Livolsi (April 10, 1962 – September 23, 2018)[1] was an American film editor. He was primarily known for his work on the hit comedies Wedding Crashers (2005) and The Devil Wears Prada (2006); for each film, Livolsi was nominated for an ACE Eddie Award.

Livolsi's first film editing credit was for Cameron Crowe's Vanilla Sky (2001), with Joe Hutshing. Livolsi had worked as an associate editor with Hutshing and Saar Klein on Crowe's previous film, Almost Famous (2000), whose editing was recognized by an Academy Award nomination. By the time he worked on Almost Famous, Livolsi had extensive experience as an assistant film editor, including four of Woody Allen's films that were edited by Susan E. Morse; Livolsi acknowledges Morse, David Brenner, Alan Heim, and Hutshing as his educators and mentors.[2]

Livolsi was from Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.[3] He was married to his wife Maria and together they had two children named Mark and Maddie.[citation needed] Livolsi had been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.[4]

Livolsi died in Pasadena, California, aged 56.[5]

Selected filmography[edit]

The year of release and director of each film are indicated in parenthesis.


  1. ^ Mark Livolsi, Film Editor on 'The Devil Wears Prada,' 'The Blind Side' and 'The Lion King,' Dies at 56
  2. ^ Livolsi, Mark. "Marley and Me: Editing the World's Worst Dog". Editors' Guild Magazine. Retrieved December 29, 2008.
  3. ^ Vancheri, Barbara (June 27, 2008). "Film Notes". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
  4. ^ "American Cinema Editors > Members". American Cinema Editors. Archived from the original on 2008-03-04.
  5. ^ Mark Livolsi, Film Editor on 'The Devil Wears Prada,' 'The Blind Side' and 'The Lion King,' Dies at 56

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