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Edward M. Abroms

  • Birthday: May 06
Date of passing: 
February 13, 2018

Obituary

Obituary: 

Edward M. Abroms was a film and television editor and director.

Abroms received a Primetime Emmy Award for editing the 1970 made for television film My Sweet Charlie (starring Patty Duke), and one for editing the Columbo NBC Mystery Movie in 1972.

As a director, Abroms worked on television shows such as Police Story, CHiPS, Kojak, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Hawaii Five-0, among many others.

He was nominated at the 56th Academy Awards for his work on the film Blue Thunder in the category of Academy Award for Best Film Editing, a nomination he shared with editor Frank Morriss.

Edward M. Abroms was a film and television editor and director.

Abroms received a Primetime Emmy Award for editing the 1970 made for television film My Sweet Charlie (starring Patty Duke), and one for editing the Columbo NBC Mystery Movie in 1972.

As a director, Abroms worked on television shows such as Police Story, CHiPS, Kojak, The Six Million Dollar Man, and Hawaii Five-0, among many others.

He was nominated at the 56th Academy Awards for his work on the film Blue Thunder in the category of Academy Award for Best Film Editing, a nomination he shared with editor Frank Morriss.

Abroms was a long-time member of several industry organizations including the Directors Guild of America, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Motion Picture Editors Guild and American Cinema Editors (ACE). Abroms served thirty years on the Board of ACE, seventeen of them as its treasurer. ACE honored Abroms with a Career Achievement Award in 2006.

Abroms died February 13, 2018, in Los Angeles, California. He was 82.

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Edward M. Abroms

Edward M. Abroms

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Ron Regalado

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