Aram Avakian
Date of Birth
Apr 23, 1926
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


American film editor and director A. Aram Avakian graduated from Yale, served in the Navy, and attended the Sorbonne in Paris before returning to New York to become a still photographer in the early 1950s. In 1955, he began working for CBS television and became editor of Edward R. Murrow's famous See It Now television series. In 1959, he won acclaim for his creative work on Jazz on a Summer's...