Jim Clark (movie editor)

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Jim Clark
James Clark

(1931-05-24)24 May 1931
Died25 February 2016(2016-02-25) (aged 84)
London, England
OccupationEditor, director[1]
Notable work
The Killing Fields[1]
The Jackal[1]
The World Is Not Enough[1]
Laurence Méry-Clark
(m. 1961; his death 2016)
AwardsAcademy Award for Film Editing (1985)[2]
BAFTA Award for Best Editing (1986)[2]

Jim Clark (24 May 1931 – 25 February 2016) was a British movie editor with more than forty feature-movie credits from 1956 to 2008. Clark has also directed eight features and short movies.[1] His best-known works are Midnight Cowboy (as creative consultant-1969), Marathon Man (1976), The Killing Fields (1984), and Vera Drake (2004). In 2011, Clark published Dream Repairman: Adventures in Film Editing, which is a memoir of his career.

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