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Date of Birth 8 November 1931Geneva, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 12 January 2006Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameStewart Bridgewater Linder

Mini Bio (1)

Stu Linder was born on November 8, 1931 in Geneva, Illinois, USA as Stewart Bridgewater Linder. He is known for his work on Rain Man (1988), Sleepers (1996) and Good Morning, Vietnam (1987). He was married to Cathy Fitzpatrick. He died on January 12, 2006 in Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA.

Spouse (1)

Cathy Fitzpatrick (1981 - 12 January 2006) (his death) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

Brother-in-law of Roy V. Livingston
Was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He served as an illustrator for the Foreign Language School at Fort Ord in California.
Linder received an Academy Award nomination for the Levinson-directed "Rain Man" (1988), the Seattle Times called his editing "a major contribution" that heightened the tension of key scenes. The film won for best picture and director. Linder's Oscar, which he shared with three others, for John Frankenheimer's race-car melodrama "Grand Prix" (1966).
Died of a heart attack while working on location of 'Barry Levinson (I)''s Man of the Year (2006) in Ridgefield, Connecticut. He was 74.

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