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Clay Green Cambern dies at 56

Editor worked on 'Sopranos,' 'Lost'

Clay Green Cambern, an assistant editor who worked most recently on the new NBC series “Grimm,” died Nov. 8 of sudden cardiac arrest in Burbank, Calif. He was 56.

In the last several years, he had also worked on episodes of “The Sopranos,” “Melrose Place,” “Lost” and “Detroit 1-8-7” as an assistant editor and as an editor on “Third Watch,” “Numbers,” “Cold Case” and “Women’s Murder Club.”

Cambern also worked on films including 1993’s “Dave,” HBO telepic “The Tuskegee Airmen” and “The Mask of Zorro.”

Cambern graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a bachelors of arts in music and apprenticed with his father, longtime editor and music editor Donn Cambern. He brought a passion for music, coupled with a talent with digital effects, to his work.

Cambern was a member of the Editors Guild.

In addition to his father, survivors include Cambern’s life partner, Kevin Wilkerson; his mother, Patricia Cambern; a sister and a brother; and a nephew.

A celebration of his life will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 4 p.m. at the First Christian Church of North Hollywood (4390 Colfax Ave., Studio City).

Donations may be made to BCR programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities, 230 E. Amherst Drive, Burbank, CA 91504 (BCRraplacetogrow.org).

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