Robert C. Jones

American film editor and screenwriter (1936-2021)

Robert Clifford Jones (March 30, 1936 – February 1, 2021) was an American movie editor, screenwriter, and educator. He won an Academy Award for the screenplay of the movie Coming Home (1978). He was also known for working with Arthur Hiller and Hal Ashby.[2]

Robert C. Jones
Born
Robert Clifford Jones

(1936-03-30)March 30, 1936[1]
DiedFebruary 1, 2021(2021-02-01) (aged 84)
Occupation
Spouse(s)Sylvia Hirsch Jones
ChildrenLeslie Jones
Parent(s)Harmon Jones

Jones was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing: It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), and Bound for Glory (1976).

Jones died on February 1, 2021, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 84, and suffered from Lewy body dementia.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "California Birth Index, 1905–1995". FamilySearch. November 27, 2014. Robert Clifford Jones, March 30, 1936; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, Department of Health Services, Vital Statistics Department, Sacramento.
  2. "Robert C. Jones Filmography". The New York Times. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2021-02-08.
  3. Daley, Elizabeth (February 3, 2021). "Remembering Esteemed SCA Professor Robert C. Jones". University of Southern California.