|Born||October 23, 1942|
Oklahoma City, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Oklahoma,|
College of Arts & Sciences Associate of Arts, Cottey College, Nevada, MO
|President of the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG)|
|Preceded by||Bea Dennis|
|Succeeded by||Donn Cambern|
|Vice President of the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG)|
|Vice President of American Cinema Editors (ACE)|
|Board of Governors, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)|
1990 – 2002 (reelected twice)
2015 – present (reelected once)
Her work includes Body Heat (1981), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and The Big Chill (1983). Littleton was the recipient of an Emmy Award for Outstanding Single Camera Picture Editing (for a TV Miniseries, Movie or a Special) for Tuesdays with Morrie (1999).
Littleton served as president of the Motion Picture Editors Guild from 1988 to 1991, and as vice president from 1994 to 2001, as well as from 2005 to 2007. Littleton has been elected as a member of the American Cinema Editors, and serves as ACE vice president since 2019. She is also a current member of the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Film Editors Branch).
Carol Littleton is married to cinematographer John Bailey.