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Film editor Jim Clark dies at 85

British film editor Jim Clark has died at the age of 85.
The Oscar winner passed away on Tuesday (01Mar16) following a long illness.
Clark began his career as an assistant editor for Ealing Studios in London in 1951. He went on to work on films including Midnight Cowboy and Marathon Man, and won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for the editing of The Killing Fields in 1984. He also received BAFTA nominations for Vera Drake and Marathon Man and in 2005, he received the American Cinema Editors Career Achievement Award.
In addition to his editing work, Clark also stepped behind the camera to direct several films, including Madhouse and Rentadick.

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