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Also Known As: Died: June 11, 2011
Born: November 18, 1910 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Ljungby, , SE Profession: director of photography, assistant cameraman, illustrator of children's books

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Distinguished cinematographer, best known for his work on Ingmar Bergman's early films. Fischer's sometimes subdued, sometimes stark, black-and-white photography produced some of the most impressive images of the 1950s, in films such as "Smiles of a Summer Night" (1955), "The Seventh Seal" and "Wild Strawberries" (both 1957). Son Peter Fischer is also a cinematographer.

Distinguished cinematographer, best known for his work on Ingmar Bergman's early films. Fischer's sometimes subdued, sometimes stark, black-and-white photography produced some of the most impressive images of the 1950s, in films such as "Smiles of a Summer Night" (1955), "The Seventh Seal" and "Wild Strawberries" (both 1957). Son Peter Fischer is also a cinematographer.

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1935:
Joined Svensk Filmindustri as a second cameraman for Julius Jaenzon, Ake Dahlqvist and Martin Bodin
1935:
First film as assistant cameraman, "Smalanninger/People of Smaland"
1942:
First film as cinematographer, "Det ar min musik/It Is My Music"
1948:
First teamed with Ingmar Bergman on "Port of Call"
1951:
Once again teamed with Bergman for "Summer Interlude"
1953:
Teamed with Bergman for a third time on "Summer With Monika"
1957:
Re-teamed with Bergman for "Wild Strawberries"
1957:
Worked with director Ingmar Bergman on "The Seventh Seal"
1958:
Once again was the cinematographer for Bergman's "The Magician"
1960:
Final film as Ingmar Bergman's cinematographer, "The Devil's Eye"
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son:
Peter Fischer. Director of photography.

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