Rawlings passed away in his home in Hertfordshire, England, on Tuesday, the Guild of British Film and Television Editors told TheWrap. He was born in 1933, making him between 85 and 86 years old.
Rawlings worked as a film editor on such films as “Alien,” “Blade Runner,” “Legend,” “Yentl,” “Alien3” and, most recently, 2204’s “The Phantom of the Opera.”
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Rawlings had a 50-year career in film, beginning in 1955 and stretching until 2005. The 5-time BAFTA nominee also received a career achievement award from the American Cinema Editors society in 2006.
In working on Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner,” he was at the center of one of the most contentious movie edits in film history. He explained in interviews