William Cartwright (film editor)

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William Cartwright
Born William Tilton Cartwright
(1920-08-25)August 25, 1920
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died June 1, 2013(2013-06-01) (aged 92)
.North Hills, California, U.S.
Occupation Film Editor
Years active 1963-2007

William T. "Bill" Cartwright Sr. (born August 25, 1920 St. Louis, Missouri; died June 1, 2013 North Hills, California)[1] was an American television and film director, producer and editor responsible for a number of documentaries. He was nominated for 5 Emmys Emmy Awards in 1978 and 1997 and won three. He edited "Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision" which won an Oscar. He also has many credits for direction and producing. His son William T. Cartwright Jr. is also an editor and is credited with some of the titles listed below.

Cartwright was also known for helping save the Watts Towers in association with Nicholas King.

Cartwright died in hospice care on June 1, 2013. He was 92.


  1. ^ Trounson, Rebecca. "William T. Cartwright obituary: Rescuer of Watts Towers dies at 92". latimes.com. Retrieved 2013-06-07. 


External links[edit]

William Cartwright on Internet Movie Database