John Bloom
Born (1935-09-12) 12 September 1935 (age 86)
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1958–2011
Spouse(s)Sheila Johnston
RelativesClaire Bloom (sister)
Anna Steiger (niece)

John Bloom (born 12 September 1935)[1] is a British film editor with nearly fifty film credits commencing with the 1960 film, The Impersonator.[2][3] He is the brother of actress Claire Bloom.

Bloom won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing and the American Cinema Editors (ACE) Award for Best Edited Feature Film for Gandhi (1982). He was nominated for Academy Awards in 1981 for his work on The French Lieutenant's Woman and in 1985 for A Chorus Line. He was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Editing in 1981 for The French Lieutenant's Woman, in 1982 for Gandhi, and in 1984 for Under Fire (with Mark Conte).

In 1999, the ACE awarded Bloom its Career Achievement Award.

In 2001, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Limited Series or Movie for Wit, and, in 2004, the ACE Award for Best Edited Miniseries or Movie for Non-Commercial Television for his work on Angels in America (2003).[4]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ "John Bloom Biography (1935-)". Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  2. ^ John Bloom The British Film Institute
  3. ^ John Bloom at IMDb
  4. ^ Awards for John Bloom IMDb