Fred Koenekamp Biography (1922-)

Full name, Frederick James Koenekamp; born November 11, 1922, in Los Angeles,CA; son of Hans Frederick (a special effects cinematographer) and Lucretia Anne (maiden name, Scareneo) Koenekamp; married Janice Dolores Loe, August 30,1946; children: Stephen, Barbara, Kathryn, Donna, Jim. Politics: Republican. Religion: Roman Catholic. Career: Cinematographer, camera operator, and camera assistant. RKO Radio Pictures studios, film loader, 1946-48; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios, assistant cameraman, camera operator andcinematographer, 1948-69; freelance cinematographer, Northridge, CA, 1969--.Military service: United States National Reserve, 1942-46. Member: American Society of Cinematographers, Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, International Photographers. Awards, Honors: Emmy Award nomination, best individual achievement in cinematography--black and white, 1964-65, best individual achievement in cinematography--color, 1965-66, both forThe Man from U.N.C.L.E.; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, 1970, for Patton; Academy Award, best cinematography (with Joseph F. Biroc), British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award nomination, bestcinematography, both 1974, for The Towering Inferno; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, 1977, for Islands in the Stream. Addresses: Contact: 9756 Shoshone Avenue, Northridge, CA 91324.

Cinematographer, Camera operator, Camera assistant
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November 11, 1922
Los Angeles, California, United States

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