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Anne V. Coates

  • Birthplace: Reigate, England
  • Birthday: December 12
Date of passing: 
May 08, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Anne V. Coates was a British film editor.

She was perhaps best known as the editor of Lawrence of Arabia in 1962, for which she won an Oscar. Coates was nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for the films Lawrence of Arabia, Becket (1963), The Elephant Man (1980), In the Line of Fire (1993) and Out of Sight (1998). She was awarded an honorary Oscar in 2016.

Her more recent credits include the films The Golden Compass (2007), Extraordinary Measures (2010), and 2015’s Fifty Shades of Grey.

Anne V. Coates was a British film editor.

She was perhaps best known as the editor of Lawrence of Arabia in 1962, for which she won an Oscar. Coates was nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for the films Lawrence of Arabia, Becket (1963), The Elephant Man (1980), In the Line of Fire (1993) and Out of Sight (1998). She was awarded an honorary Oscar in 2016.

Her more recent credits include the films The Golden Compass (2007), Extraordinary Measures (2010), and 2015’s Fifty Shades of Grey.

Coates continued working up to the time of her death. She was currently in pre-production as an editor on A Dolphin In Our Lake, and as executive producer on Off The Leash.

Coates made a cameo appearance as one of Howard Hughes’s film editors in the 2004 Hughes biographical film, The Aviator, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

Coates died May 8, 2018, in Woodland Hills, California. She was 92.

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