John Jympson, British film editor, died on June 3. Cause of death was not released. He was 72.
Although Jympson intended to become a veterinary surgeon, he dropped out of college and took a job as a film editor. For the past 50 years, he’s honed his editing skills by tutoring under William Hornbeck, and working with directors like Alfred Hitchcock and Frank Oz.
Jympson cut dozens of movies including “A Hard Day’s Night” (1964), “Little Shop of Horrors” (1986), “A Fish Called Wanda” (1988) and “In and Out” (1997).