Charles L. Campbell
Born(1930-08-17)August 17, 1930
DiedJune 21, 2013(2013-06-21) (aged 82)
OccupationSound editor
Years active1959-2008
Spouse(s)Maxine Valentino Campbell

Charles L. Campbell (August 17, 1930 – June 21, 2013) was an American sound engineer who won three Academy Awards for Best Sound Editing. He also served as Governor of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) 1984-1987.[1]

Early life

Campbell was born in Detroit, Michigan but moved West with his family when he was a boy.[2] He attended Hollywood Professional School and Los Angeles City College before beginning his career in the film industry career as a messenger at Warner Brothers Studios.[3]

Career and awards

Campbell won Academy Awards for Best Sound Editing for the following films:

In addition, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing for the 1990 film Flatliners.[7]

In 2001, Campbell received the Career Achievement Award from the Motion Picture Sound Editors.[8] On February 16, 2014, Steven Spielberg honored Campbell at the 61st Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel Awards ceremony.[9]

Selected filmography

Campbell served as sound editor on the following films:[10]

References

  1. ^ "Motion Pictures Editors Club". Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  2. ^ "Charles Lincoln Campbell". Legacy.com. Retrieved March 9, 2014.
  3. ^ "Charles Lincoln Campbell". Legacy.com. Retrieved March 9, 2014.
  4. ^ "The 61st Academy Awards (1989) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "The 58th Academy Awards (1986) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "The 55th Academy Awards (1983) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  7. ^ "The 62nd Academy Awards | 1990".
  8. ^ "Motion Picture Editors Guild". Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  9. ^ "MPSE Golden Reel Awards: 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity,' 'The Great Gatsby' Win Sound Editors Awards". 17 February 2014. Retrieved March 8, 2014.
  10. ^ "Charles L. Campbell filmography". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2014. Archived from the original on March 23, 2014. Retrieved March 10, 2014.