Cinematic editor who received the 1977 Oscar for her work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. She also edited Star Wars: Episode 5 - The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Episode 6 - Return of the Jedi.
Early in her career, she co-edited the 1973 film American Graffiti, earning an Academy Award nomination for her work.
She married her first husband, film director George Lucas, in 1969. Following her 1983 divorce from Lucas, she married and subsequently divorced Tom Rodrigues.
She edited Alice Doesn't Live Here, a 1974 film directed by Martin Scorsese.