Duwayne Robert Dunham (born November 17, 1952) is an American director and editor of film and television, as well as an Adjunct Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts. He is best known for his collaborations with George Lucas and David Lynch, serving as editor on Return of the Jedi and Blue Velvet. After being hired for Lynch's series Twin Peaks, he was promoted to director and made his debut with the second episode of the series. He subsequently directed the films Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey and Little Giants, and numerous television films for the Disney Channel including Halloweentown, The Thirteenth Year, Ready to Run, Right on Track, and Tiger Cruise.
Duwayne Robert Dunham
November 17, 1952
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Known for||Return of the Jedi|
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
|Title||Adjunct Professor at USC School of Cinematic Arts|
In 2018, he reunited with Lynch to edit all 18 episodes of the Twin Peaks: The Return revival series. During the 1978 San Anselmo Country Fair in San Anselmo, CA, Dunham became the first person to portray Star Wars bounty hunter Boba Fett, the character's public debut.
|1977||Three Warriors||Assist.||Edited by Bonnie Koehler|
|Star Wars||Assist.||Edited by Paul Hirsch, Richard Chew & Marcia Lucas|
|1979||Apocalypse Now||Assist.||Edited by Richard Marks, Gerald B. Greenberg, Lisa Fruchtman & Walter Murch|
|More American Graffiti||Yes||Co-editor by Tina Hirsch|
|The Black Stallion||Assist.||Edited by Robert Dalva|
|1980||The Empire Strikes Back||Assist.||Edited by Paul Hirsch|
|1981||Raiders of the Lost Ark||Assist.||Edited by Michael Kahn|
|Dragonslayer||Assist.||Edited by Tony Lawson|
|1983||Return of the Jedi||Yes||Co-editor with Sean Barton & Marcia Lucas|
|1985||The Mean Season||Yes|
|1986||Blue Velvet||Yes||1st collaboration with David Lynch|
|1987||Cherry 2000||Yes||Co-editor with Edward M. Abroms|
|1987||Throw Momma from the Train||Addtl.||Edited by Michael Jablow|
|1988||Fright Night Part 2||Addtl.||Edited by Jay Cassidy|
|1989||Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure||Addtl.||Edited by Larry Bock & Patrick Rand|
|1990||Wild at Heart||Yes|
|1993||Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey||Yes||Yes||Directorial Debut|
|That First Glide||Yes||Yes||Documentary film|
Co-director with Mike Waltze
|2017||Spreading Darkness||Yes||Co-editor with Josh Eisenstadt & Mathias Hilger|
|The Happy Worker||Yes||Yes|
|1990-91||Twin Peaks||Yes||Yes||Editor - 2 episodes|
Director - 3 episodes
|1996||7th Heaven||Yes||2 episodes|
|Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction||Yes||7 episodes|
|1999||The Thirteenth Year||Yes||Television film|
|Santa and Pete||Yes|
|2000||Ready to Run||Yes|
|2003||Right on Track||Yes|
|2004||Tiger Cruise||Yes||Television film|
|2005||Now You See It...||Yes||Television film|
|2010-11||Star Wars: The Clone Wars||Yes||2 episodes|
|2017||Twin Peaks: The Return||Yes||18 episodes|
- "https://www.dga.org/Craft/VisualHistory/Interviewers/Dunham.aspx". dga.org. Retrieved 2018-06-07. External link in
- Coalition, ProVideo (2017-10-23). "ART OF THE CUT with "TWIN PEAKS" editor DuWayne Dunham by Steve Hullfish - ProVideo Coalition". ProVideo Coalition. Retrieved 2018-06-07.
- https://www.linkedin.com/in/duwayne-dunham-1ba218a. Missing or empty
- "USC Cinematic Arts | School of Cinematic Arts Directory Profile". cinema.usc.edu. Retrieved 2018-06-07.
- "Duwayne Dunham: In Pursuit Of Perfection | News & Features | Star Wars Insider @ Titan Magazines". titanmagazines.com. Retrieved 2018-06-07.
- "Duwayne Dunham | Consequence of Sound". consequenceofsound.net. Retrieved 2018-06-07.
- Judy Brennan (1994-08-21). "PEEWEES' PLAYHOUSE : New Quarterback Takes 'Little Giants' Toward Goal". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2012-07-16.
- "Emmy Award-Winning Editor Duwayne Dunham Returns To Twin Peaks: "It's A Big Show [And] I'm Back In The Editor's Chair With David Lynch"". Welcome to Twin Peaks. 2015-12-21. Retrieved 2018-06-07.
- "THE REAL FIRST APPEARANCE OF BOBA FETT". Star Wars. Lucasfilm Ltd. Retrieved 22 October 2018.
- J. W. McCormack (2015-12-04). "I was talking about this the other day with Duwayne Dunham, the editor who's now working with David Lynch on the Twin Peaks redux". Vice. Retrieved 2015-12-04.