Ralph Kemplen

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Ralph Kemplen
Born (1912-10-08)8 October 1912
London, England
Died 4 April 2004(2004-04-04) (aged 91)
London, England
Occupation film editor
Children Willy Kemplen

Ralph Kemplen (8 October 1912 – 4 April 2004) was a British film editor with more than fifty film credits between 1933 and 1982. Kemplen had a long collaboration with director John Huston (1906-1987) on six films between 1951 and 1966. Kemplen also directed one feature film, The Spaniard's Curse (1958).[1]

Kemplen won the BAFTA Award for Best Editing for The Day of the Jackal (1973) and was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing (for Moulin Rouge (1952), Oliver!(1968), and Day of the Jackal).

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The director of each film is indicated in parenthesis.

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