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 .
- 1965: The Glory Guys (The Glory Guys) - Director: Arnold Laven
- 1970: Im Netz der Abwehr (Underground) - Director: Arthur H. Nadel
- 1970: The Breakout of 28 (The McKenzie Break) - Director: Lamont Johnson
- 1971: The Wind of Death (The Hunting Party) - Director: Don Medford
- 1975: French Connection II - Director: John Frankenheimer
- 1976: Taxi Driver - Director: Martin Scorsese
- 1977: Black Sunday (Black Sunday) - Director: John Frankenheimer
- 1977: New York, New York - Director: Martin Scorsese
- 1978: Blue Collar - Director: Paul Schrader
- 1980: Heaven's Gate - Director: Michael Cimino
- 1983 WarGames - War Games - Director: John Badham
- 1983: The Right Stuff (The Right Stuff) - Director: Philip Kaufman
- 1986: 9½ Weeks - Director: Adrian Lyne
- 1987: The Night Has Many Eyes (Stakeout) - Director: John Badham
- 1989: Black Rain - Director: Ridley Scott
- 1990: Jacob's Ladder - In the violence of the afterlife (Jacob's Ladder) - Director: Adrian Lyne
- 1992: Sneakers - Die Lautlosen (Sneakers) - Director: Phil Alden Robinson
- 1993: Mr. Jones
- 1993: The Act (The Pelican Brief) - Director: Alan J. Pakula
- 1995: Heat - Director: Michael Mann
- 1997: The Devil (The Devil's Own) - Director: Alan J. Pakula
- 1998: The Horse Whisperer (The Horse Whisperer) - Director: Robert Redford
- 2002: Windtalkers - Director: John Woo
- 2002: Equilibrium - Director: Kurt Wimmer
- 2008: Admiral (Адмиралъ)
- Tom Rolf in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- An interview with Tom Rolf (audio only) on fatfreefilm.com
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Swedish film editor|
|DATE OF BIRTH||December 31, 1931|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Stockholm , Sweden|
|DATE OF DEATH||July 14, 2014|