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||June 2, 1922
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||Chicago, Illinois, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Worked as cameraman and later cinematographer on industrial and educational films
Earned Emmy nomination for lensing of the HBO movie "61*"
Made first film appearance in "Underground" (documentary)
Scored first on-screen credit for cinematography, "Five Bold Women"
Received Star No. 2062 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (February 28)
Co-founded with Conrad L Hall, Wexler-Hall, Inc., a TV commercial production company, in mid-1970s
Directed documentary feature "Four Days in Chicago"
Made documentary directing and screenwriting debut, "The Bus" (also producer; director of photography)
Made feature film writing and directing debut (also director of photography; producer), "Medium Cool"
Landed first film as director of photography (uncredited), "Stakeout on Dope Street"
Co-produced (with John Calley) Tony Richardson's "The Loved One" (also director of photography)
Was honored by the George Lucas Family Foundation's installation of the Haskell Wexler Endowed Chair in Documentary at The University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts.