List of Famous Script Editors

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List of famous script editors, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top script editors in the world? This includes the most prominent script editors, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable script editors is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic script editors were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned script editors.

List is made up of many different people, including Vincent Zuffranieri and David Whitaker.

From reputable, prominent, and well known script editors to the lesser known script editors of today, these are some of the best professionals in the script editor field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous script editors ever?" and "What are the names of famous script editors?" then you're in the right place. (15 items)

Michael Wearing (12 March 1939 – 5 May 2017) was a British television producer, who spent much of his career working on drama productions for the BBC. He is best known as the producer of the well received serials Boys from the Blackstuff (1982) and Edge of Darkness (1985), which created for him a reputation as one of British television's foremost drama producers. His initial career was in the theatre, where he worked as a director, before in 1976 he joined the BBC's English Regions Drama Department as a Script Editor under producer David Rose. The department, based at the Pebble Mill Studios in Birmingham, had been set up as an attempt to counter the BBC's tradition of producing dramas that ...more on Wikipedia

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David Arthur Whitaker (18 April 1928 – 4 February 1980) was an English television writer and novelist known for his work in the early years of the science-fiction TV series Doctor Who. He served as the programme's first story editor, supervising the writing of its first 51 episodes from 1963 to 1964. ...more on Wikipedia

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Susan Nickson is an English screenwriter, television producer and script editor. She is the creator and writer of the BBC sitcoms Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps (2001–2011) and Grownups (2006–2009). ...more on Wikipedia

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Wilfred Glyn Greatorex (27 May 1921 – 14 October 2002) was an English television and film writer, script editor and producer. He was creator of such series as Secret Army, 1990, Plane Makers and its sequel The Power Game, Hine, Brett, Man At The Top, Man From Haven and The Inheritors. He also wrote the screenplay for the 1969 film Battle of Britain. He was described by The Guardian newspaper as "one of the most prolific and assured of television script-writers and editors from the 1960s into the 1980s". Starting off as a journalist, he got his big break as a TV writer on Lew Grade's ATV service writing dramas about journalism, such as Deadline Midnight and Front Page Story.As a TV script ...more on Wikipedia

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