Film Editor Albert Wilson Dies at 91

5:58 PM PST 12/22/2013 by THR Staff

He worked for years at MGM on such projects as TV's "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E." and the 1972 film "The Wrath of God."

Albert Wilson, a veteran film editor who worked for years at MGM, died Dec. 12 in Los Angeles. He was 91.

Wilson worked on such TV series as The Girl From U.N.C.L.E., Then Came Bronson, Kung Fu, Police Woman, The Dukes of Hazzard and CHiPs and on such films as Corky and The Wrath of God, both released in 1972.

A native of Monticello, Miss., Wilson served in the U.S. Army Air Force at the end of World War II, then studied at Southern Methodist University and the University of Southern California.

Wilson, who lived in Manhattan Beach, was a longtime member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, the American Cinema Editors and the Motion Picture Editors Guild.

Survivors include his brothers Jack and Melvin.

 
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