Editor of the violent film classics Bonnie and Clyde, which earned her a BAFTA, and Dog Day Afternoon.
She jumped straight into close-ups whereas other editors favored wide establishing shots to set the characters and place.
She was nominated for an Academy Award for Dog Day Afternoon, Reds, and Wonder Boys.
She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to an aspiring actress.
She cut frequently and oftentimes earlier than viewers would expect on Sidney Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon.