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Ron Medico

  • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
  • Birthday: February 28
Date of passing: 
April 12, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Ron Medico was an American film editor.

Medico graduated from Wayne State University and London Film School before coming to Los Angeles in 1975 to begin his career as a film editor.

Early in his career, Medico edited the gangster film The Lady in Red (1979) and the cult horror classic Alligator (1980) — two films written by John Sayles and directed by Lewis Teague — then worked on TV's Unsolved Mysteries and American Playhouse.

Ron Medico was an American film editor.

Medico graduated from Wayne State University and London Film School before coming to Los Angeles in 1975 to begin his career as a film editor.

Early in his career, Medico edited the gangster film The Lady in Red (1979) and the cult horror classic Alligator (1980) — two films written by John Sayles and directed by Lewis Teague — then worked on TV's Unsolved Mysteries and American Playhouse.

He also helped put together documentaries including America Remembers John F. Kennedy (1983); In Her Own Time (1985); This Is Our Home, It Is Not for Sale (1987); A Day in Their Lives: Ironworkers (2001); and It's Burlesque (2001).

Later, Medico worked on reality series like Renovation Nation, Mystery ER and Got Home Alive, and nature shows like Totally Wild, Amazing Animals Videos, Blood Dolphins and Tiger Man of Africa.

Medico died April 12, 2018, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 71.

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