Tom Rolf - Tom Rolf Dead At 82

Oscar-winning film editor Tom Rolf has died at the age of 82.

Rolf, whose movie credits include Taxi Driver, The Horse Whisperer, Stakeout, and Jacob's Ladder, reportedly passed away last month (Jun14) but no further details were available as Wenn went to press.

Rolf worked as a film editor in Hollywood for 50 years, sequencing several well known blockbusters including Heat, Nine 1/2 Weeks, and WarGames.

In 1984, he won a Best Film Editing Oscar for his work on space drama The Right Stuff, and he was also nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) award for Taxi Driver.

In 2003, Rolf was given a career achievement honour from the American Cinema Editors society, and he also spent 15 years as a governor at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Rolf was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and emigrated to the U.S. as a young adult before launching his career in the movie industry in 1959.


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