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Also Known As: Died: November 30, 1982
Born: March 21, 1918 Cause of Death: cancer
Birth Place: St Louis, Missouri, USA Profession: editor

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Tony Fields was an actor who made a successful career for himself in film. Fields's early roles were in comedies like "Trick or Treat" (1986) with Tony Fields. In the eighties, Fields devoted his time to various credits, such as "Summer School" with Mark Harmon (1987), "Dream A Little Dream" (1989) and "Drug Wars: the Camarena Story" (NBC, 1989-1990). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Brooke Shields action flick "Backstreet Dreams" (1990), the comedy "Charlie's Ear" (1991) with Austin Pendleton and the drama "The Doctor" (1991) with William Hurt. Fields more recently acted in the comedy "Across the Moon" (1995) with Elizabeth Peña.

Tony Fields was an actor who made a successful career for himself in film. Fields's early roles were in comedies like "Trick or Treat" (1986) with Tony Fields. In the eighties, Fields devoted his time to various credits, such as "Summer School" with Mark Harmon (1987), "Dream A Little Dream" (1989) and "Drug Wars: the Camarena Story" (NBC, 1989-1990). Toward the end of his career, he tackled roles in the Brooke Shields action flick "Backstreet Dreams" (1990), the comedy "Charlie's Ear" (1991) with Austin Pendleton and the drama "The Doctor" (1991) with William Hurt. Fields more recently acted in the comedy "Across the Moon" (1995) with Elizabeth Peña.

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1944:
Began career as an assistant editor on such features as "Belle of the Yukon" and "The Woman in the Window"
1954:
Worked in television as an assistant editor or editor
1969:
Edited "Medium Cool"
1972:
Was editor on Peter Bogdanovich's "What's Up, Doc?"
1973:
With Marcia Lucas, edited "American Graffiti"
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Reteamed with Bogdanovich to cut "Paper Moon" (1973) and "Daisy Miller" (1974)
1974:
First collaboration with Steven Spielberg, "The Sugarland Express"
1975:
Received an Oscar for her superlative work on "Jaws", directed by Spielberg
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Promoted to vice president of feature films at Universal; held post until her 1982 death
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husband:
Sam Fields. Editor. Married until his death in 1954.

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