Ray Lovejoy


Editor

About

Died
October 18, 2001
Cause of Death
Heart Attack

Biography

Ray Lovejoy graduated to full-fledged editor on Stanley Kubrick's monumental "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) and worked on several fine 1970s films including Peter Medak's "The Ruling Class" (1972). He closed the decade with Kubrick's "The Shining" (1980) before embarking on a fruitful, multi-film collaboration with director Peter Yates beginning with "Krull" (1983). For his work on "Alie...

Biography

Ray Lovejoy graduated to full-fledged editor on Stanley Kubrick's monumental "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968) and worked on several fine 1970s films including Peter Medak's "The Ruling Class" (1972). He closed the decade with Kubrick's "The Shining" (1980) before embarking on a fruitful, multi-film collaboration with director Peter Yates beginning with "Krull" (1983). For his work on "Aliens" (1986), Lovejoy earned his sole Oscar nomination. Among his other notable achievements were "Batman" (1989) and "Lost in Space" (1998).

Life Events

1968

First feature as editor, "2001: A Space Odyssey", directed by Kubrick

1972

Cut "The Ruling Class"

1975

Last feature editing work for five years, "Never Too Young to Rock"

1980

Returned to features as editor on "The Shining", directed by Kubrick

1983

First collaboration with director Peter Yates, "Krull"

1986

Garnered Oscar nomination for work on "Aliens"

1989

Worked on "Batman", helmed by Tim Burton

1991

Was editor of the acclaimed period crime drama "Let Him Have It"

1997

Served as editor on "Inventing the Abbotts"

1998

Cut "Lost in Space"

2001

Served as editor on "The Quickie"

2002

Final feature, "Vaccuums", released posthumously

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