(written from a Production point of view)
Ronald Roose is a former Hollywood film editor who, along with William Hoy, is credited with editing Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Roose had previously worked with Star Trek VI writer/director Nicholas Meyer as an editor on the films Volunteers (1985) and Company Business (1991, starring Terry O'Quinn and Kurtwood Smith). They later collaborated on the 1999 HBO movie Vendetta, which starred Clancy Brown, Bruce Davison, and Richard Libertini.
Roose began his Hollywood career as a lighting technician before becoming an assistant editor under Dede Allen on the films Serpico (1973) and Night Moves (1975, starring Kenneth Mars and Harris Yulin). Roose then tried his hand at sound editing on 1978's The Wiz (again with Dede Allen as senior film editor) before becoming a lead film editor on the 1979 film The Wanderers.
Roose went on to edit the films The World According to Garp (1982), Easy Money (1983), Hoffa (1992, starring Natalia Nogulich), The Next Karate Kid (1994), House Arrest (1996, featuring Christopher McDonald, Daniel Roebuck, Wallace Shawn, and Ray Walston), Almost Heroes (1998, featuring Hamilton Camp), and Whatever It Takes (2000). He also edited episodes of the hit series The Equalizer and was a sound editor on the popular 1987 comic fantasy film The Princess Bride (starring Chris Sarandon and Wallace Shawn). In addition, Roose received story credit in the 2002 action film Collateral Damage.