Carol Littleton (born October 1948) is an American film editor. Her work includes Body Heat (1981), E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), and The Big Chill (1983). Carol 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 has been elected as a member of the American Cinema Editors. Littleton was a member of the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Editors Branch) from 1999 through 2002 and served as president of the Motion Picture Editors Guild during the late 1980s. She is married to cinematographer John Bailey.