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Ralph E. Winters

Ralph E. Winters

Canadian film editor
Ralph E. Winters
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Intro Canadian film editor
Was Film editor
From Canada United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 17 June 1909, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Death 26 February 2004, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A. (aged 94 years)
Ralph E. Winters
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Biography

Ralph E. Winters (June 17, 1909 – February 26, 2004) was a Canadian-born film editor who became one of the leading figures of this field in the American industry.

After beginning on a series of B movies in the early 1940s, including several in the Dr. Kildare series, his first major film was George Cukor's Victorian chiller Gaslight (1944).

Winters won the Academy Award for Film Editing for King Solomon's Mines (1950) and Ben-Hur (1959). He received four additional nominations: Quo Vadis (1951), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954), The Great Race (1965) and Kotch (1971). Winters' other films included On the Town (1949), High Society (1956), Jailhouse Rock (1957) and The Thomas Crown Affair (1968).

Winters had a notable collaboration with director Blake Edwards. Over 20 years, they collaborated on 12 films together, including The Pink Panther (1963), The Party (1968), 10 (1979) and Victor Victoria (1982). His last film was the pirate epic Cutthroat Island in 1995.

Winters had been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors, and in 1991, Winters received the organization's career achievement award. His memoir, Some Cutting Remarks: Seventy Years a Film Editor, was published in 2001.

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