William Lyon (film editor)

William A. Lyon (January 21, 1903 – March 18, 1974) was an American film editor, from 1935 to 1971. He was born in Texas, and died in Los Angeles, California. Employed by Columbia Pictures for most of his career, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing six times, and won twice, for From Here to Eternity (1953)[1] and Picnic (1955).

William Lyon
BornJanuary 21, 1903
Texas, United States
DiedMarch 18, 1974
Los Angeles, California, United States
OccupationFilm editor

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  1. ^ "1954 Oscars.org". Retrieved April 20, 2019.

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