Maysie Hoy

Maysie Hoy (born August 21, 1949) is a Canadian actress and film editor.[1][2][3]

Maysie Hoy
Born(1949-08-21)August 21, 1949
OccupationActress · Film editor


Hoy grew up in Vancouver, Canada, and moved to San Francisco to study improvisational theatre. On her return to Vancouver she took up the role of artistic director at a new improvisational company, The Good Will Store. She also taught theatre games in schools and correctional facilities, and acted in Robert Altman's 1971 film McCabe & Mrs. Miller.[4]

Following filming, Hoy moved to Los Angeles and gained an apprenticeship to Altman. She worked in research, costume and production design, and acted in several of his films, including California Split, Nashville, 3 Women and A Wedding. She later became a film assistant, a sound assistant, and film editor. Her editing credits include Altman's 1992 film The Player, films for director Tyler Perry and the Oscar-nominated film The Joy Luck Club.[1] In 2006 she edited the acclaimed film, The Celestine Prophecy.[5]

Hoy is on the Board of Directors of both the Motion Picture Editors Guild and American Cinema Editors.[4]


  1. ^ a b Development, PodBean. "Editor Maysie Hoy on working w/ Director Robert Altman and building a career in film". Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  2. ^ "Maysie Hoy". BFI. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  3. ^ "Maysie Hoy". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  4. ^ a b lidplussdesign. "HPA Online, Hollywood Professional Association". Retrieved 2018-10-20.
  5. ^ Bain, Barnet; Collis, Terry; Camhe, Beverly J.efilm producer; Gordon, Dan; Mastroianni, Armand; Settle, Matthew; Kretschmann, Thomas; Callies, Sarah Wayne; Gish, Annabeth (2006), The Celestine Prophecy, ISBN 1424833590, retrieved 2018-10-20