Dede Allen

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Birthday
3, 1923
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Apr 17, 2010 (86)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
3, 1923
Birthplace
Cleveland, OH
Death Date
Apr 17, 2010 (86)

About

Editor of the violent film classics Bonnie and Clyde, which earned her a BAFTA, and Dog Day Afternoon.

Before Fame

She jumped straight into close-ups whereas other editors favored wide establishing shots to set the characters and place.

Trivia

She was nominated for an Academy Award for Dog Day Afternoon, Reds, and Wonder Boys.

Family Life

She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to an aspiring actress.

Associated With

She cut frequently and oftentimes earlier than viewers would expect on Sidney Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon.