|Died||March 21, 1984 80) (aged|
|Years active||1932 - 1978|
Samuel Leavitt, A.S.C (February 6, 1904 – March 21, 1984), was an American cinematographer who was nominated for three Academy Awards, winning one for The Defiant Ones (1958).
Leavitt began his career as an assistant camera operator working on 1930s films.Leavitt was a camera operator on films including Rancho Notorious (1952) and on TV's I Love Lucy in the early 1950s before becoming a director of photography in films.
Leavitt was nominated for Academy Awards for Exodus (Best Cinematography Color) (1960)and Anatomy of a Murder (1959) (Best Cinematography Black and White) in the two years following his Oscar win for The Defiant Ones.
Leavitt was born in New York City, New York and died in Woodland Hills, California.
Ted Moore, BSC was a South African-British cinematographer known for his work on seven of the James Bond films in the 1960s and early 1970s. He won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on Fred Zinnemann's A Man for All Seasons, and two BAFTA Awards for Best Cinematography for A Man for All Seasons and From Russia with Love.
Robert L. Surtees, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won three Academy Awards for the films King Solomon's Mines, The Bad and the Beautiful and the 1959 version of Ben Hur. Surtees worked at various studios, including Universal, UFA, Warner Brothers, and MGM, lighting for notable directors Howard Hawks, Mike Nichols, and William Wyler, gaining him a reputation as one of the most versatile cinematographers of his time.
William H. Daniels, A.S.C. was a film cinematographer who was Greta Garbo's personal lensman. Early in his career he worked regularly with director Erich von Stroheim.
Joseph LaShelle ASC was an American film cinematographer.
Guy Mervin Charles Green OBE BSC (5 November 1913 – 15 September 2005) was an English film director, producer, screenwriter, and cinematographer. In 1946, he won an Oscar as cinematographer for the film Great Expectations. In 2002, Green was given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the BAFTA, and, in 2004, he was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for his lifetime contributions to British cinema.
Burnett Guffey, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer.
Joseph Ruttenberg, A.S.C. was a Russian-born American photojournalist and cinematographer.
Milton R. Krasner, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won an Academy Award for Three Coins in the Fountain (1954).
An anthology series is a radio, television, or film series that presents a different story and a different set of characters in each episode, season, segment or short. These usually have a different cast in each episode, but several series in the past, such as Four Star Playhouse, employed a permanent troupe of character actors who would appear in a different drama each week. Some anthology series, such as Studio One, began on radio and then expanded to television.
Victor Jack Maddern was a British actor, described by The Telegraph as having "one of the most distinctive and eloquent faces in post-war British cinema."
Richard Wattis was an English actor, co-starring in many popular British comedies of the 1950s and 1960s.
Ernest Laszlo, A.S.C. was a Hungarian-American cinematographer for over 60 films, and was known for his frequent collaborations with directors Robert Aldrich and Stanley Kramer. He was a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, and was its president from 1972 to 1974. He was an active member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
Russell Metty, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color, for the 1960 film Spartacus.
Michael Carreras was a British film producer and director. He was known for his association with Hammer Studios, being the son of founder James Carreras, and taking an executive role in the company during its most successful years.
Oswald Norman Morris, BSC was a British cinematographer. Known to his colleagues by the nicknames "Os" or "Ossie", Morris's career in cinematography spanned six decades.
Joseph Patrick "Joe" MacDonald, A.S.C. was a Mexico-born American cinematographer. An assistant cameraman from the early 1920s, he became a cinematographer in the 1940s and soon was working on Hollywood productions, mostly at 20th Century Fox. He was usually billed as Joe MacDonald. He was the first Mexico-born cinematographer, and only the second overall, after Leon Shamroy, to film a movie in CinemaScope, as well as the first Mexico-born cinematographer to film a movie in Deluxe Color.
Cyril Chamberlain was an English film and television actor. He appeared in a number of the early Carry On, Doctor and St. Trinian's films.
Lionel Lindon, ASC was an American film cameraman and cinematographer who spent much of his career working for Paramount.
David Bairstow was a Canadian director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for directing Royal Journey, which received a Canadian Film Award for best theatrical feature-length documentary and was named best documentary film of 1952 at the British Academy Film Awards, and Morning on the Lièvre, which won the Canadian Film Award for Best Theatrical Short Film in 1962.
Chris Alcaide was the stage name of John Berger (1922–2004) a tall (1.89m) 20th century American character actor frequently cast as the "baddie" in westerns and film noir detective films. His combination of height, sharp stare and deep voice made him a menacing character.