Tom Rolf

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Tom Rolf (born December 31, 1931 in Stockholm , Sweden , † July 14, 2014 ) was a Swedish film editor .


Tom Rolf's parents Ernst and Tutta Rolf starred in several Swedish films in the 1930s. He served as a US Marine in the Korean War .

Rolf learned the profession of editor as an assistant to Marsh Hendry . His first major film was French Connection II , which was made in 1975 under the direction of John Frankenheimer . In 1976 he edited for Martin Scorsese Taxi Driver .

In 1984 he received his only Oscar for Philip Kaufman's The Stuff That Heroes Are Made of . Most recently he lived in London.

In 2003 he was recognized by the American Cinema Editors with the Career Achievement Award .

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  1. Tom Rolf, Oscar-Winning Editor of 'The Right Stuff,' Dies at 82