George Folsey, Jr.

George Joseph Folsey Jr. ( born January 17, 1939 in Los Angeles ) is an American film editor and film producer and son of the cameraman George J. Folsey.


After he graduated from Pomona College, he worked as an editor at the television station KABC - TV in Los Angeles. At that time, he founded a company that produced, among other Laugh-In sequences for film and television productions. Later he worked as a film producer and editor for film and television movies. So he cut the 1976 thriller revenge from beyond the grave.

Folsey often worked on films by director John Landis as a producer and film editor, so at Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) and The Blues Brothers (1980). In Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983 ) Folsey was involved as associate producer and was, as in July 1982 at night shooting two illegally employed as extras children and the actor Vic Morrow came by a helicopter accident, along with Landis and the other for manslaughter indicted. In May 1987, all the accused were acquitted.

2003 worked on Folsey Drama Basic - Behind every lie is a truth with. Also in the film, released in 2005, and its sequels Hostel Hostel 2 (2007) and Hostel 3 (2011) Folsey was responsible for the cut.

His son Ryan Folsey ( b. 1970 ) also works as a film editor.

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