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Also Known As: Anne Coates-Hickox, Anne Coates Died:
Born: December 12, 1925 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Surrey, England, GB Profession: editor, producer, film librarian, editorial consultant, projectionist, nurse

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Veteran film editor Anne V. Coates had credits spanning forty years beginning with the enjoyable adaptation of Dickens's "The Pickwick Papers" (1952). Her projects range from the epic, "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) for which she received an Oscar, to the claustrophobic, "The Elephant Man" (1980). Her styling can span genres and styles from "Ragtime" (1981) to "In the Line of Fire" (1993). For her editing of "In the Line of Fire," Coates accrued her fourth Academy Award nomination. She netted a fifth Oscar nod for cutting "Out of Sight" in 1998 and reunited with director Steven Soderbergh on "Erin Brockovich" in 2000. Her final film was "50 Shades of Grey" (2015). Anne V. Coates died at the age of 92 on May 8, 2018.

Veteran film editor Anne V. Coates had credits spanning forty years beginning with the enjoyable adaptation of Dickens's "The Pickwick Papers" (1952). Her projects range from the epic, "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962) for which she received an Oscar, to the claustrophobic, "The Elephant Man" (1980). Her styling can span genres and styles from "Ragtime" (1981) to "In the Line of Fire" (1993). For her editing of "In the Line of Fire," Coates accrued her fourth Academy Award nomination. She netted a fifth Oscar nod for cutting "Out of Sight" in 1998 and reunited with director Steven Soderbergh on "Erin Brockovich" in 2000. Her final film was "50 Shades of Grey" (2015). Anne V. Coates died at the age of 92 on May 8, 2018.

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 Side by Side (2012)
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1993:
Earned fourth Oscar nomination for her editing of the drama "In the Line of Fire"
1984:
Was editor on "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes"
1978:
Producer and editorial supervisor, "The Medusa Touch"; last feature collaboration with Jack Gold
1960:
Edited "Tunes of Glory"
1975:
Reteamed with Gold on "Man Friday"
2000:
Reunited with Soderbergh to cut "Erin Brockovich"
1992:
Served as editor on Richard Attenborough's biopic "Chaplin"
1982:
Cut the musical film "The Pirates of Penzance"
1970:
First American production, "The Adventurers"
1968:
Initial collaboration with director Jack Gold, "The Bofors Gun"
1966:
Reteamed with Glenville for "Hotel Paradiso"
2001:
Edited the romantic drama "Sweet November"
2002:
Cut the Adrian Lyne-helmed thriller "Unfaithful"
2004:
Edited the crime drama "Taking Lives"
2006:
Was editor on the drama "Catch and Release"
2007:
Edited the fantasy adaptation "The Golden Compass"
2010:
Edited family drama "Extraordinary Measures"
2015:
Cut her final film, "Fifty Shades of Grey"
1964:
Received Oscar nomination for editing of "Becket", helmed by Peter Glenville
1980:
Received third Best Film Editing Academy Award for "The Elephant Man"
1990:
Cut Lawrence Kasdan's black comedy "I Love You to Death"
1974:
Edited "Murder on the Orient Express"
1998:
Garnered fifth Academy Award nomination for her superb editing of "Out of Sight", directed by Steven Soderbergh
1952:
Feature debut as an editor, "The Pickwick Papers"
1962:
Received Best Film Editing Academy Award for work on "Lawence of Arabia", directed by David Lean
1995:
Served as editor on the jungle adventure "Congo"
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Education

Bartrum Gables College: -

Notes

"In some ways people know too much about how movies are made today. You know, they see everthing behind the scenes. I didn't even know what a piece of film looked like when I went into the cutting room for the first time."---Anne Coates quoted to Los Angeles Magazine, November 2004.

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husband:
Douglas Hickox. Director. Died on July 25, 1988 at age 59.

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son:
James Hickox. Director.
daughter:
Emma Hickox. Editor.
son:
Anthony Hickox. Director.

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