Paul Hirsch (film editor)

Paul Hirsch (born November 14, 1945) is an American film editor[1] with over 40 film credits since 1970, best known as one of the premier filmmakers to come out of the New Hollywood movement,[2] collaborating with directors like Brian De Palma,[3] George Lucas, George A. Romero, and Herbert Ross. He won an Academy Award and Saturn Award for his work on the original Star Wars, which he shared with Richard Chew and Marcia Lucas.

Paul Hirsch
Paul Frederick Hirsch

(1945-11-14) November 14, 1945 (age 76)
EducationColumbia University (BA)
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1970–present
MovementNew Hollywood
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Editing, Saturn Award for Best Editing, ACE Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature Film
HonoursCamerimage Award to an Editor with Unique Visual Sensitivity

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