Vale – Dede Allen

Dede Allen - 1923-2010

Wanted to quickly mention the passing of a Hollywood legend, editor Dede Allen, who died over the weekend after suferring a stroke.

Allen was responsible for editing some of the industry’s most enduring classics, including The Hustler (with Paul Newman), Bonnie & Clyde, Dog Day Afternoon, Serpico, The Breakfast Club, The Addams Family and Wonder Boys. Allen was nominated for an Oscar three times, for her work on Dog Day Afternoon, Reds, and Wonder Boys.

Dede Allen was 86.

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