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Born: August 10, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Moberly, Missouri, USA Profession: Cinematography ...
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Raised in California
1972:
First film as director of photography, "Premonition"
1975:
Initial work with director Karen Arthur, "Legacy"
1978:
Reteamed with Arthur for "The Mafu Cage"
1979:
Served as cinematographer for the cult film "Winter Kills"
1980:
First collaboration with Paul Schrader, "American Gigolo"
1980:
Shot the Oscar-winning Best Picture "Ordinary People", directed by Robert Redford
1982:
Was instructor at the American Film Institute (Los Angeles)
1982:
Reteamed with Schrader on the remake of "Cat People"
1983:
First collaboration with director Lawrence Kasdan, "The Big Chill"
1984:
Returned as instructor at the AFI (Los Angeles)
1985:
Served as cinematographer on Schrader's "Mishima"
1985:
Collaborated again with Kasdan on the revisionist Western "Silverado"
1987:
Shot "Light of Day", directed by Schrader
1987:
Was visual consultant on Norman Mailer's directorial effort "Tough Guys Don't Dance"
1988:
Again collaborated with Lawrence Kasdan on "The Accidental Tourist"
1991:
Feature directorial debut, "The Search For Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe", starring Lily Tomlin; also served as director of photography
1992:
Was an interviewee for the documentary "Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography"
1993:
Was director of photography on the comedy "Groundhog Day" and the thriller "In the Line of Fire"
1994:
Shot "Nobody's Fool", directed by Robert Benton
1997:
Was cinematographer on the Oscar-nominated Best Picture "As Good As It Gets"
1998:
Shot "Living Out Loud"
1999:
Was the director of photography on "For Love of the Game"
2000:
Directed and served as cinematographer on "Via Dolorosa", a film adaptation of David Hare's stage monologue

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