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Haskell Wexler

Haskell Wexler

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Also Known As: Died:
Born: June 2, 1922 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Cinematography ...
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Merchant Seaman during World War II (spent two weeks in lifeboat after ship was sunk)
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With father, purchased armory in Des Plaines, IL and started a film studio
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Closed studio and began working as cameraman
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Worked as cameraman and later cinematographer on industrial and educational films
1958:
First film as director of photography (uncredited), "Stakeout on Dope Street"
1959:
First on-screen credit for cinematography, "Five Bold Women"
1965:
Co-produced (with John Calley) Tony Richardson's "The Loved One" (also director of photography)
1965:
Documentary directing and screenwriting debut, "The Bus" (also producer; director of photography)
1969:
Feature film writing and directing debut (also director of photography; producer), "Medium Cool"
1976:
First film appearance in "Underground" (documentary)
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Co-founded with Conrad L Hall, Wexler-Hall, Inc., a TV commercial production company, in mid-1970s
1996:
Received Star No. 2062 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (February 28)
2001:
Earned Emmy nomination for lensing of the HBO movie "61*"

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