Magazine article Screen International

'Lawrence of Arabia' Editor Anne V. Coates Dies at 92

Magazine article Screen International

'Lawrence of Arabia' Editor Anne V. Coates Dies at 92

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British-born filmmaker worked on Becket, The Elephant Man, In The Line Of Fire.

Anne Coates

Anne V. Coates, the Oscar-winning editor of David Lean’s Lawrence Of Arabia who earned four other Academy Award nominations, has died. She was 92.

Coates, who died on Tuesday in the Los Angeles area, earned nods for Becket, The Elephant Man, In The Line OfFire and, most recently, Out Of Sight.

She was born on December 12 1925 in Surrey and embarked on a distinguished career after Lean’s cinematographer Ronny Neames spotted her work on Pickwick Papersand landed her the Lawrence Of Arabia job. …

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