William Cartwright

Television Editor, Film director

1920 – 2013


Who was William Cartwright?

William T. "Bill" Cartwright Sr. was an American television and film director, producer and editor responsible for a number of documentaries. He was nominated for 5 Emmys Emmy Awards in 1978 and 1997 and won three. He edited "Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision" which won an Oscar. He also has many credits for direction and producing. His son William T. Cartwright Jr. is also an editor and is credited with some of the titles listed below.

Cartwright was also known for helping save the Watts Towers in association with Nicholas King.

Cartwright died in hospice care on June 1, 2013. He was 92.

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Aug 25, 1920
St. Louis
Also known as
  • William T. Cartwright
  • Bill Cartwright
  • William T. Cartwright Sr.
  • Bill Cartwright Sr.
  • William Tilton Cartwright
  • United States of America
Jun 1, 2013
North Hills

on July 23, 2013


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