Notable Newtonians: Celebrities from Newton
Geeta GandbhirThe Newton South grad has won both an Emmy and Oscar for film editing.
Her most notable work was with Spike Lee for his documentary 'When the levees broke' about New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Gandbhir originally started her career in animation as a Harvard professor until she met Spike Lee, who gave her an internship during the filming of 'Malcolm X'
She says she keeps her Emmy statuette in a Styrofoam box so her toddler won't hurt himself on it.