Dede Allen - Details


DEDE ALLEN began her career in the mid-1940s in Hollywood as an apprentice editor, and then became an assistant editor and a sound editor. Her first solo credit was "Odds Against Tomorrow" in 1959. She received Oscar@ nominations for "Reds" and "Dog Day Afternoon," the latter also earning her the British BAFTA Award.

In addition, Allen has received three Eddie nominations, an honorary doctor of fine arts degree from the American Film Institute and a CableACE Lifetime Achievement Award. From 1992 through 1998, she was a creative executive in theatrical production for Warner Bros.
Ms. Allen is the recipient of the 1999 Career Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. She is the first editor ever to receive this honor.