Kay Rose

Biography

Noted as the first female to win an Oscar for sound editing (The River [1984]), over the course of her five-decade career Kay Rose would painstakingly craft the audio landscapes of such memorable films as Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977), Crimes of the Heart (1986), and The Prince of Tides (1991). Born in New York City in 1922, Rose studied film at Hunter college before becoming film apprentice for...