Ethan Van der Ryn
Born (1962-10-21) October 21, 1962 (age 61)
Alameda, California, USA
OccupationSound editor
Years active1986-Present

Ethan Van der Ryn (born October 21, 1962) is an American sound editor and sound designer.

He won 2 Academy Awards for Best Sound Editing for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers [1] and King Kong. He earned further Academy Awards nominations for Transformers (2007), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011), Argo (2012), and A Quiet Place (2018). He is an alumnus of San Francisco State University.


  1. ^ "The 75th Academy Awards (2003) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Archived from the original on November 10, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2011.