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|Also Known As:||Charles Galloway Clarke,Charles Clarke,Charles [G.] Clarke||Died:||July 1, 1983|
|Born:||March 19, 1899||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Potter Valley, California, USA||Profession:||Cinematography ... director of photography actor assistant cameraman laboratory assistant|
Began his career as a portrait photographer in 1912. Clarke designed a battery-run camera motor which became the industry standard during the silent era, was a pioneer of matte photography techniques, and developed a reputation for location work under difficult conditions. He was nominated four times for an Academy Award.
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