William H. Daniels, A.S.C
|Born||December 1, 1901|
|Died||June 14, 1970 68) (aged|
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California|
|Spouse(s)||Betty Lee Gaston|
|Children||Two daughters and one son|
William H. Daniels, A.S.C. (December 1, 1901 – June 14, 1970) was a film cinematographer who was Greta Garbo's personal lensman. Early in his career he worked regularly with director Erich von Stroheim.
Daniels was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1901. He started his film career in 1919.
His career as a cinematographer extended fifty years from the silent film Foolish Wives (1922) to Move (1970), although he was an uncredited camera operator on two earlier films (1919 and 1920). His major films included The Naked City (1948), filmed on the streets of New York, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography.
He also was associate producer of a few films in the 1960s and was President of American Society of Cinematographers (1961–63).
On his death in 1970 in Los Angeles, California, William H. Daniels was interred in the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California.
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