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|Born||January 8, 1899|
Dalton, United Kingdom
|Died||January 4, 1946|
Los Angeles, California, United States
Thomas Richards (8 January 1899 – 4 January 1946) was an American film editor.
His credits include The Maltese Falcon (1941), Each Dawn I Die (1939), Dangerous (1935) and The Seventh Cross (1944).
He was married to Glenda Farrell from 1921 to 1929, and the father of Tommy Farrell. He died in Los Angeles, California.
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