Monica Collingwood

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Monica Collingwood
Monica K. Collingwood

(1908-01-05)January 5, 1908
Jackson, Missouri, USA
DiedOctober 31, 1989(1989-10-31) (aged 81)
Los Angeles, California, USA
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1947–1973
Spouse(s)Willard Nico (m. 1927)

Monica Collingwood was an American film editor who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing at the 1947 Academy Awards for the Henry Koster drama The Bishop's Wife (1947).[1][2][3]


Monica was born in Jackson, Missouri, to Joseph Collingwood (a British immigrant) and Elizabeth Emery (a native of Luxembourg). When the family moved west to California, her father worked as a policeman at one of the big film studios. She married Willard Nico, a Russia-born fellow film editor, in 1927; the pair had a son, Willard Jr.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "20th Academy Awards Winners | Oscar Legacy | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences". Retrieved 2014-02-22. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Meuel, David (2016-05-16). Women Film Editors: Unseen Artists of American Cinema. McFarland. ISBN 9781476625201.
  3. ^ Ladwig, Samantha. "25 Golden Age Movies Edited by Women". Retrieved 2019-10-28.
  4. ^ Gemünden, Gerd (2008-04-30). A Foreign Affair: Billy Wilder's American Films. Berghahn Books. ISBN 9780857450661.

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