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News |  24 Oct 2018 12:31 |  By RnMTeam

Emmy-Winning Sound Editor Nicholas V. Korda dead

MUMBAI: Nicholas Korda, an Emmy and Academy Award winner for sound editing, is dead. He was 73.

He died on 8 October after a nine-year battle with brain cancer, his daughter confirmed, reports

Korda received a Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding sound editing for a series for Airwolf in 1984. He was part of the team that won an Academy Award for best sound for E.T. in 1982, and he earned a Golden Reel Award for Clint Eastwood's Letters from Iwo Jima in 2006.

Born on January 15, 1945 in Los Angeles, Korda entered the film industry as an assistant editor, and from there went on to build a 40-year career as an ADR editor that involved work on more than 80 movies.

His credits include The Postman Always Rings Twice, The Breakfast Club, Fatal Attraction, Basic Instinct, Million Dollar Baby and the last film on which he worked "Invictus".

Korda is survived by his two children and their spouses, his brother, and his granddaughter.

(Source: IANS)