Ray Lovejoy

By Variety Staff

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Ray Lovejoy, an Oscar-nominated film editor whose work included Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “The Shining” died of natural causes Oct. 18 in London. He was 62.

During his career, Lovejoy collaborated with such directors as Peter Yates on “Krull,” “The Dresser” and “The Year of the Comet,” and Peter Medak on “The Ruling Class” and “Let Him Have It.” Most recently, he teamed up with Sergei Bodrov on “Running Free” and “The Quickie.”

Lovejoy’s credits also include “Batman,” “Lost in Space” and “Aliens,” for which he received an Academy Award nomination in 1987.

He was a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the American Cinema Editors (A.C.E.)

Lovejoy last worked on the comedy “Vacuums,” which is due for release in 2002.

He is survived by four children and two grandchildren.