Gene Cantamessa

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Gene Cantamessa
Born (1931-02-17)February 17, 1931
New York City, New York, United States
Died November 8, 2011(2011-11-08) (aged 80)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Sound engineer
Years active 1969–1999

Gene Cantamessa (February 17, 1931 – November 8, 2011)[1] was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for his work on the 1982 Steven Spielberg film, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.[2] Cantamessa received six additional Academy Award nominations in the same category during his career.

Selected filmography

Cantamessa won an Academy Award and was nominated for six more:

Won
Nominated

References

  1. "Gene Cantamessa Obituary". legacy.com. Retrieved 2011-11-14.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  3. "The 45th Academy Awards (1973) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-08-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "The 47th Academy Awards (1975) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-02.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "The 50th Academy Awards (1978) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-05.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "The 52nd Academy Awards (1980) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-07.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "The 57th Academy Awards (1985) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "The 59th Academy Awards (1987) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Retrieved 2011-10-16.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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