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List of famous male film editors, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male film editors list contains the most prominent and top males known for being film editors. There are thousand of males working as film editors in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic film editors have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a film editor then the people below should give you inspiration.

Examples of people on this list: Alessandro Molatore, Rajamohamed and many more.

While this isn't a list of all male film editors, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male film editors?" and "Who are the best male film editors?"

Steven Allan Spielberg is an American filmmaker. Spielberg is consistently considered as one of the leading pioneers of the New Hollywood era, as well as being viewed as one of the most popular and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. In a career spanning more than four decades, Spielberg's films have covered many themes and genres. Spielberg's early science-fiction and adventure films were seen as archetypes of modern Hollywood blockbuster filmmaking. In later years, his films began addressing humanistic issues such as the Holocaust, the transatlantic slave trade, war, and terrorism. He is one of the co-founders of DreamWorks Studios. Spielberg won the Academy Award for Best ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

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George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and entrepreneur. He founded Lucasfilm and led the company as chairman and chief executive before selling it to The Walt Disney Company on October 30, 2012. He is best known as the creator of the space opera franchise Star Wars and the archaeologist adventurer character Indiana Jones. Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful filmmakers and has been nominated for four Academy Awards for directing and writing American Graffiti and Star Wars. ...more

Age: 73

Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States of America

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Kevin Smith is a film producer. ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Red Bank, New Jersey, United States of America

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Stanley Kubrick was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, cinematographer, and editor who did much of his work in the United Kingdom. Part of the New Hollywood film-making wave, he is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential directors of all time. His films, typically adaptations of novels or short stories, are noted for their "dazzling" and unique cinematography, attention to detail in the service of realism, and the evocative use of music. Kubrick's films covered a variety of genres, including war, crime, literary adaptations, romantic and black comedies, horror, epic and science fiction. Kubrick was also noted for being a demanding perfectionist, using painstaking ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1928-1999)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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