Thomas Stanford (film editor)

Thomas Gerald Stanford (1924 December 23, 2017) was an American film editor. He won an Academy Award at the 34th Academy Awards for Best Film Editing for the film West Side Story.[1] Long after, West Side Story was listed as the 38th best-edited film of all time in a 2012 survey of members of the Motion Picture Editors Guild.[2] He also edited 2 episodes of Burke's Law and an episode of Route 66. He died at the age of 93 in 2017.[3][4]

Thomas Stanford
Thomas Gerard Stanford

Died (aged 93)
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1955-1988



  1. "The 33rd Academy Awards (1961) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved March 21, 2014.
  2. "The 75 Best Edited Films". Editors Guild Magazine. 1 (3). May 2012. Archived from the original on 2015-03-17.
  3. "Thomas Stanford, Oscar-Winning Film Editor on 'West Side Story,' Dies at 93". Retrieved 31 December 2017.
  4. "Thomas G. Stanford's Obituary on Santa Fe New Mexican". Retrieved 31 December 2017.
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