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Hugh A. Robertson Net Worth

Hugh A. Robertson Net Worth is
$9 Million

Hugh A. Robertson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Hugh A. Robertson (May 28, 1932-January 10, 1988) was an African-American film director and editor. While Robertson was credited as an editor for only three films, Midnight Cowboy (directed by John Schlesinger-1969) earned him the BAFTA Award for Best Editing and a nomination for the Academy Award for Film Editing for the same film.Robertson subsequently edited Gordon Parks' film Shaft (1971), which was his last credit as a film editor. By this time Robertson had turned to directing. In addition to television programs and documentaries, he directed the feature Melinda (1972). He spent most of his remaining life in Trinidad and Tobago. There he produced and directed the film Bim (1975) and ran a filmmaking school. He returned to the United States in 1986.
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Date Of BirthMay 28, 1932
Died1988-01-10
Place Of BirthBrooklyn, New York, U.S.
ProfessionDirector, Sound Department, Editor
Star SignGemini
#Fact
1The first African American editor to be nominated for an Oscar.

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Obeah1987
Bim1974
Love, American Style1973TV Series 2 episodes
Roll Out1973TV Series 1 episode
Melinda1972
Black Music in America: From Then Till Now1971Documentary short
Soul in Cinema: Filming Shaft on Location1971Short documentary
...And Beautiful II1970TV Movie as Hugh Robertson
...And Beautiful1969TV Movie as Hugh Robertson

Sound Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Thousand Clowns1965sound editor - as Hugh A. Robertson Jr.
Mickey One1965sound effects editor - as Hugh A. Robertson Jr.
The Cool World1963sound editor - as Hugh A. Robertson Jr.
The Miracle Worker1962sound effects editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shaft1971
Midnight Cowboy1969film editor
Harvey Middleman, Fireman1965

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Andy1965assistant editor - as Hugh A. Robertson Jr.
Lilith1964associate editor
Something Wild1961assistant editor

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
...And Beautiful II1970TV Movie as Hugh Robertson
...And Beautiful1969TV Movie as Hugh Robertson

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bim1974producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Soul in Cinema: Filming Shaft on Location1971Short documentaryHimself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1970BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Film EditingMidnight Cowboy (1969)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1970OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Film EditingMidnight Cowboy (1969)

Known for movies


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