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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), Raging Bull (1980) and Hugo (2011). She was previously married to Michael Powell. See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 29 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Departed Editor
(2006)
Raging Bull Editor
(1980)
Hugo Editor
(2011)
Goodfellas Editor
(1990)

Filmography

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 2017 The Snowman (edited by)
 2016/I Silence
 2015 Bombay Velvet
 2011 Hugo
 2007 The Key to Reserva (Short)
 2006 The Departed
 2004 The Aviator
 2003 Michael Jackson: Number Ones (Video documentary) (segment "Bad")
 1999 My Voyage to Italy (Documentary)
 1997 Kundun
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video documentary) (video "Bad")
 1995 Casino
 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 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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Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
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Show Show Thanks (18 credits)
Show Show Self (41 credits)
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Alternate Names:

T. Schoonmaker | Thelma Schoonmaker-Powell
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Personal Quote:

I think the women have a particular ability to work with strong directors. They can collaborate. Maybe there's less of an ego battle. See more »

Trivia:

She met Martin Scorsese during a summer program at New York University, where she was taking an editing course. As she had some professional experience editing movies for late night television, she was brought in to help student director Scorsese with problems on his film. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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