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Sidney Katz (I) (1918–2009)

Sidney Katz was born on February 20, 1918 in Marion County, Indiana, USA as Sidney Morris Katz. He is known for his work on The Defenders (1961), The Swimmer (1968) and Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970). He died on June 18, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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The Defenders
The Defenders Editorial Department
The Swimmer
The Swimmer Editor


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 1967 Coronet Blue (TV Series) (supervising film editor - 12 episodes)
- Where You from and What You Done? (1967) ... (supervising film editor)
- Tomoyo (1967) ... (supervising film editor)
- The Flip Side of Timmy Devon (1967) ... (supervising film editor)
- Six Months to Mars (1967) ... (supervising film editor)
- The Presence of Evil (1967) ... (supervising film editor)
 1961-1965 The Defenders (TV Series) (supervising film editor - 42 episodes)
- The Prosecutor (1965) ... (supervising film editor)
- Whipping Boy (1965) ... (supervising film editor)
- Die Laughing (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- Moment of Truth (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- Old Lady Ironsides (1963) ... (supervising film editor)
 1962-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (supervising film editor - 7 episodes)
- Night of the Witch (1965) ... (supervising film editor)
- So Some Girls Play the Cello (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- The Imperfect Prodigy (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- The Roamer (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- No Score (1963) ... (supervising film editor)
 1959-1964 Brenner (TV Series) (supervising film editor - 16 episodes)
- Charlie Paradise: The Tragic Flute (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- The Plain Truth (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- Unwritten Law (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- Crisis (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
- Point of Law (1964) ... (supervising film editor)
 1953 Girl on the Run (supervising editor)
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