Anne V. Coates - Details


The recipient of five Academy Award nominations, ANNE COATES, A.C.E. earned an Oscar for her work on David Lean's masterpiece "Lawrence of Arabia." Naturally, she served as the supervising editor for the 1989 restoration of "Lawrence of Arabia."

Coates earned Academy Award nominations for "Out of Sight," for which she also earned an A.C.E. nomination from the American Cinema Editors Guild, "In the Line of Fire," "The Elephant Man" and "Becket." In December, she won the Channel Four Women in Film Lifetime Acheivment Award.

Born in Reigate, Surrey, England, Coates first came to the U.S., where she now lives, to edit the Arnold Schwarzenegger-starring "Raw Deal." Her numerous awards include a "Career Achievement Award" from the American Cinema Editors (A.C.E.), BAFTA's "Career Tribute" and the "Crystal Award" as International Woman of the Year from Women in Film.

Coates' additional film credits include "Passion of Mind"; "Out to Sea"; "Striptease"; "Pontiac Moon"; "Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes"; "The Horse's Mouth"; "Tunes of Glory"; "The Eagle Has Landed"; "Congo"; "Chaplin"; "What About Bob?"; "I Love You To Death"; and shared editing credit on "Ragtime" and "Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines."

Coates also served as the producer/editor on "The Medusa Touch," with Richard Burton, Lino Ventura and Lee Remick, directed by Jack Gold.

Amongst Coates' proudest achievements is being the mother of filmmakers Anthony and James Hickox, and editor Emma Hickox. Coates will next begin work on Adrian Lyne's "Unfaithful," produced by Arnold Koppelson and starring Richard Gere and Diane Lane.