Biography

Thelma Colbert Schoonmaker is an American film editor who has worked with director Martin Scorsese for over fifty years. She started working with Scorsese on his debut feature film Who's That Knocking at My Door, and edited all of Scorsese's films since Raging Bull.

Born: January 3, 1940 (age 79 years), Algiers, Algiers, Algeria

Thelma Colbert Schoonmaker is an American film editor who has worked with director Martin Scorsese for over fifty years. She started working with Scorsese on his debut feature film Who's That Knocking at My Door, and edited all of Scorsese's films since Raging Bull.

Born: January 3, 1940 (age 79 years), Algiers, Algiers, Algeria

Personal Info

Known For Editing

Gender Female

Known Credits 49

Birthday 1940-01-03

Place of Birth Algiers, France [now Algeria]

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Editing TV ShowsMovies

2019 The Irishman Editor
2017 The Snowman Editor
2016 Silence Editor
2015 Bombay Velvet Editor
2014 Learning to Drive Editor
2013 The Wolf of Wall Street Editor
2013 Rockshow Editor
2011 Hugo Editor
2010 Shutter Island Editor
2007 The Key to Reserva Editor
2006 The Departed Editor
2004 The Aviator Editor
2002 Gangs of New York Editor
1999 Bringing Out the Dead Editor
1999 My Voyage to Italy Editor
1997 Kundun Editor
1996 Grace of My Heart Editor
1995 Casino Editor
1995 A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies Supervising Film Editor
1993 The Age of Innocence Editor
1991 Cape Fear Editor
1990 GoodFellas Editor
1990 Made in Milan Editor
1989 New York Stories Editor
1989 Life Lessons Editor
1988 The Last Temptation of Christ Editor
1987 Bad Editor
1986 The Color of Money Editor
1985 After Hours Editor
1982 The King of Comedy Editor
1980 Raging Bull Editor
1979 Wings Over the World Editor
1970 Street Scenes Editor
1970 Woodstock Editor
1967 Who's That Knocking at My Door Editor
1967 Passages from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake Editor

Acting

At the Video Store as Herself
2015 Scorsese's Goodfellas
2013 Optimism and Sheer Will as Interviewee
2012 Bad 25 as Herself
2012 Casting By as Herself
2010 Thelma Schoonmaker Powell on 'The Red Shoes'
2007 The Key to Reserva as Herself
2004 Getting Made: The Making of 'GoodFellas'
2004 Filming for Your Life: Making 'After Hours'
2001 The Making of 'Cape Fear' as Herself
2000 Painting with Light
1998 Glorious Technicolor
1994 The Scorsese Machine as Herself
1992 Innocence and Experience: The Making of The Age of Innocence as Interviewee

Production

1982 The King of Comedy Production Supervisor

Directing

1970 Woodstock Assistant Director

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