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Tom Priestley

15 April 1932 to 25 December 2023

A British film editor, who won a BAFTA for Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment (1966) and was nominated for both a BAFTA and Oscar for his work on Deliverance (1972). Other notable work included Marat/Sade (1967), The Great Gatsby (1974), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975), Tess (1979), Another Time, Another Place (1983), 1984 (1984) and White Mischief (1987). Tom Priestley started out as a sound editor, working on the likes of Dunkirk (1958) and Repulsion (1965). He was also supervising editor on O Lucky Man! (1973) and Jubilee (1978).

Read Tom Priestley's Guardian obituary