Frank Sullivan (film editor)

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Franklin Starbuck "Frank" Sullivan (February 7, 1896 – September 30, 1972) was an American film editor.

Frank Sullivan
Franklin Starbuck Sullivan

(1896-02-07)February 7, 1896
DiedSeptember 30, 1972(1972-09-30) (aged 76)
Resting placeForest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1923–1962
Spouse(s)Doris Sullivan
RelativesC. Gardner Sullivan (brother)


James Stewart and Katharine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story trailer 1940

Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Sullivan was the younger brother of C. Gardner Sullivan, a Hollywood screenwriter. He worked as an editor on such films as Fury (1936), Babes in Arms (1939), The Philadelphia Story (1940), and Woman of the Year (1942). He received an Academy Award nomination in 1948 for his work on Joan of Arc.

Sullivan was married to Doris Sullivan with whom he had two children. He died on September 30, 1972 Woodland Hills, Los Angeles at the age of 76. He is buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills.

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