‘Platoon’ Editor David Campling, Longtime BAFTA LA Board Member, Dead at 73

Campling also worked on "Death Wish II" and "Sunday Bloody Sunday."

David Campling, the film and sound editor whose credits include "Death Wish II," "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and "Platoon," has died.

Campling died Thursday at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles of cancer. He was 73.

Campling was also a longtime board member of BAFTA Los Angeles.

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"BAFTA Los Angeles is saddened to learn of the passing of long time member and dear friend, David Campling," the organization said in a statement. "David was a long-time BAFTA Los Angeles Board Member, and previous Treasurer of the organization. He co-founded the Heritage Archive project and was responsible for the taping and editing of many of the most popular interviews in the series."

Campling was nominated for a BAFTA Award for his work on the 1971 film "Sunday Bloody Sunday," on which he served as sound editor, and was also nominated for an MPSE Golden Reel Award for 1986's "Platoon."

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Campling.