TV editor Paul J. Anderson dies

Credits included 'Larry Sanders Show,' 'Rescue Me'

Paul J. Anderson, a three-time Emmy-nominated editor, died March 8 in Saugus, Calif., after a 10-month battle with cancer. He was 49.

Anderson worked for years alongside his longtime friend Leslie Tolan, a producer, editor and wife of writer-director Peter Tolan, on such projects as HBO's "The Larry Sanders Show," ABC's "The Job" and most recently the FX hit "Rescue Me."

Anderson's credits also include such series as "Cybill," "Just Shoot Me!" and "Notes From the Underbelly" and the 2008 feature "Finding Amanda," written and directed by Peter Tolan.

Anderson began his career as an assistant working on several Jay Tarses projects including the 1980s series "Buffalo Bill" and "The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd."

He won two Eddie Awards from the American Cinema Editors during his time on "Sanders" and earned a pair of Emmy mentions for "Sanders" and one for "Shoot Me!"

Anderson is survived by his wife Dori, daughter Karlee, mother Joyce and sister Kim. A memorial service is set for 11 a.m. on April 10 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in North Hollywood.
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