Lawrence Van Gelder
Lawrence Ralph Van Gelder
February 17, 1933
|Died||March 11, 2016 (aged 83)|
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Columbia University|
|Occupation||Editor, reporter, instructor in journalism|
|Relatives||Richard Van Gelder (brother)|
Gordon Van Gelder (nephew)
Leslie Van Gelder (niece)
Russell Van Gelder (nephew)
Lawrence Ralph Van Gelder (February 17, 1933 - March 11, 2016) was an American journalist and instructor in journalism who worked at several different New York City-based newspapers in his long career. Until 2010, he was senior editor of the Arts and Leisure weekly section of The New York Times, as well as a film critic. Among the newspapers for which Van Gelder worked were the New York Daily Mirror, the New York Journal-American and the World-Journal-Tribune.