Mike Hopkins

 

 

Age: 53

 

Summary: Oscar-winning sound editor who worked on the Lord of the Rings trilogy and other Peter Jackson films, but who also shared Oscars with sound editing partner Ethan van der Ryn for King Kong in 2006 and also for The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers in 2003.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned in a rafting accident during a flash flood

 

Born: August 12, 1959

 

Died: December 30, 2012

 

Location: Wellington, New Zealand