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Tom Rolf
Born
Ernst R. Wolf

(1931-12-31)December 31, 1931
Died July 14, 2014(2014-07-14) (aged 82)
Occupation Movie editor
Years active 1957–2008

Ernst R. "Tom" Rolf (December 31, 1931 – July 14, 2014) was a Swedish-American movie editor. He worked on at least 48 movies in the space of fifty years. His best known works were Taxi Driver (1976) and The Right Stuff (1983). He and his team won an Academy Award in 1983 for Best Film Editing for The Right Stuff.

Rolf was born in Stockholm to actor parents. His father was Ernst Rolf and his mother was Norwegian-born Tutta Rolf. He moved to the United States and joined the United States Marine Corps.

Rolf died from problems caused by hip surgery on July 14, 2014 in France. He was 82.


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