Harold F. Kress
|Born||June 26, 1913|
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||September 18, 1999 (aged 86)|
Palm Desert, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Zelda Raphael Kress|
Harold F. Kress (June 26, 1913 – September 18, 1999) was an American film editor with more than fifty feature film credits; he also directed several feature films in the early 1950s. He won the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for How the West Was Won (1962) and again for The Towering Inferno (1974), and was nominated for four additional films; he is among the film editors most recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. He also worked publicly to increase the recognition of editing as a component of Hollywood filmmaking.
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