The Oscar winner passed away at his home in Brookings, Oregon on Wednesday (25Nov15).

Williams won a film editing Academy Award in 1953 for High Noon. He was also nominated in 1955 for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

In addition to his editing work, he directed and produced several TV shows and movies, including The Tall Texan, The Longest Day, The Blue Max and Tales of the Vikings.

He also served as the head of production for 20th Century Fox from 1971 to 1974.

In 1990, he was awarded a career achievement accolade from the American Cinema Editors.