Grew up in Tel Aviv, Israel
Worked for three years as a newsreel cameraman in Israel
Worked on over 150 TV-movies and commercials in Israel
Earliest film credits included the cinematography on the US-produced feature shot in Israel, "Madron"
Collaborated with director Moshe Mizrahi on several films beginning with "Ani Ohev Otach Rosa/I Love You Rosa"
Began collaborating with director Menahem Golan; earliest work together included the film, "Diamonds"
Worked with director Boaz Davidson in both Israel and the USA; earliest collaborations included "Yotzim Kavua"
Began working in the USA full-time
Breakthrough hit film in the USA, "The Terminator", starring Arnold Schwarzenegger
Received an Oscar nomination for his work on the feature, "Terminator 2: Judgment Day"
Shot the political comedy "Dave", helmed by Ivan Reitman
Reteamed with Reitman and star Schwarzenegger for "Junior"
Served as director of photography on "First Knight"
Created the underwater look for Barry Levinson's sci-fi flick "Sphere"
Shot the Jackie Chan-Chris Tucker vehicle "Rush Hour"