John Bloom

John Bloom (born in London, September 12, 1935) is a British film editor with nearly fifty film credits commencing with the 1960 film, The Impersonator. He is the brother of actress Claire Bloom. Bloom won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing and the American Cinema Editors (ACE) Award for Best Edited Feature Film for Gandhi (1982). He was nominated for Academy Awards in 1981 for his work on The French Lieutenant's Woman and in 1985 for A Chorus Line. He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Editing in 1981 for The French Lieutenant's Woman, in 1982 for Gandhi, and in 1984 for Under Fire (with Mark Conte). In 1999 the ACE awarded Bloom its Career Achievement Award. In 2001 he won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special for Wit, and in 2004 the ACE Award for Best Edited Miniseries or Movie for Non-Commercial Television for his work on Angels in America (2003).


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