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Thelma Schoonmaker


Thelma Schoonmaker was born on January 3, 1940 in Algeria as Thelma Colbert Schoonmaker. She is an editor, known for The Departed (2006), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) and Goodfellas (1990). She was previously married to Michael Powell. See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 27 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Departed
The Departed Editor
(2006)
Goodfellas
Goodfellas Editor
(1990)
Shutter Island
(2010)

Filmography

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 2017 The Snowman (edited by)
 2016/I Silence
 2015 Bombay Velvet
 2011 Hugo
 2007 The Key to Reserva (Short)
 2007 The McCartney Years (Video documentary) (Rockshow Concert)
 2006 The Departed
 2004 The Aviator
 2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones (Video documentary) (segment "Bad")
 1999 My Voyage to Italy (Documentary)
 1997 Kundun
 1995 Casino
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video documentary) (video "Bad")
 1991 Cape Fear
 1990 Made in Milan (Short documentary)
 1990 Goodfellas (film editor)
 1989 New York Stories (segment "Life Lessons")
 1987 Michael Jackson: Bad (Video short)
 1985 After Hours
 1980 Rockshow (Documentary)
 1980 Raging Bull
 1979 Wings Over the World (TV Movie documentary)
 1970 Street Scenes (Documentary)
 1970 Woodstock (Documentary) (as T. Schoonmaker)
 1967 I Call First
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Other Works:

Edited Michael Jackson music video "Bad" (1987).

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Alternate Names:

T. Schoonmaker | Thelma Schoonmaker-Powell
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Personal Quote:

For me, Raging Bull (1980) is like my baby. It was my first major feature film. It is pure gold - beautifully directed, incredibly well acted, wonderful sound effects - that being my first break in feature film, making it is like my firstborn. See more »

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All of her editing credits--except two--for feature films and documentaries were for films that were directed by Martin Scorsese. She has won all three of her Oscars as well for editing Scorsese pictures. The exceptions are the music documentary Woodstock (1970) and feature Grace of My Heart (1996). She worked with Scorsese on both of these; he was an editor on "_Woodstock (1970)_qv)" and ... See more »

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