Gene Havlick

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Gene Havlick
Eugene Charles Havlicek

(1894-03-16)March 16, 1894
DiedMay 11, 1959(1959-05-11) (aged 65)
Los Angeles, California, USA
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1928–1958

Gene Havlick (March 16, 1894 in Enid, Oklahoma, USA – May 11, 1959 in Los Angeles, California) was an American film editor.


He was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one.

He worked on over 100 films during his 30-year career. [1]

Early life

Eugene Charles Havlicek was born in Enid, Oklahoma to Frank Havlicek and Agnes Petricka, of Czech descent. [2] [3] [4] His parents married in Heidelberg, Minnesota. [5] Frank was a cabinet-maker, and later, an undertaker. [6] By 1900, the family went by "Havlick". [7]


Academy Awards

All 3 are in the category of Best Film Editing.

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