Kay Rose

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Birthday
12, 1922
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 11, 2002 (80)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1922
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Dec 11, 2002 (80)

About

Notable as the first woman to win an Academy Award for sound editing, Rose received the prestigious honor for her work on the 1984 film The River. Later in her career, she received lifetime achievement honors from both the Motion Picture Sound Editors Society and the Cinema Audio Society.

Before Fame

She began her career as a sound effects editor by working on two late 1950s films: Target Earth and Blood of Dracula.

Trivia

Her television sound editing credits include The Rifleman, Zane Grey Theater, The Rogues, The Big Valley, and Burke's Law.

Family Life

Before ending in divorce, her marriage to fellow cinematic editor Sherman A. Rose produced a daughter named Victoria Rose.

Associated With

She was the supervising sound editor for the 1979 Bette Midler starrer The Rose.