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|Also Known As:||Died:||March 17, 2007|
|Born:||December 22, 1917||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||London, England, GB||Profession:||Cinematography ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Began career as apprentice to still photographer
Hired as a clapper boy at British International Pictures
Joined Gaumont-British as clapper loader
Moved to Pinewood studios as camera assistant
Served in the British Army; was a member of the Army Kinematographic Unit
Began as camera operator with "The Macomber Affair"
First worked under John Huston on "Moulin Rouge" (1953) and "Beat the Devil" (1954)
Won attention for his second unit photography of "Moby Dick", directed by Huston
First film as director of photography "Hell in Korea"
First screen collaboration with Jack Clayton, "Room at the Top"
Won first Academy Award for his cinematography on "Sons and Lovers"
Directed first feature "Two and Two Make Six"
Helmed episodes of the syndicated series "The Saint"
Returned to working as a director of photography on David Lynch's "The Elephant Man"
Served as cinematographer on the NBC drama "The Executioner's Song"; film was released theatrically in Europe
Earned second Best Cinematography Oscar for "Glory"
Shot remake of "Cape Fear", directed by Martin Scorsese
Directed "Last Respects" episode of the HBO series "Tales From the Crypt"
Served as director of photography on "The Straight Story", directed by David Lynch
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