Robert Burks Biography (1910-1968)



Born 1910, in California; died 1968, in Newport Beach, CA. Career: Cinematographer and special effects photographer. Warner Bros., special effectsphotographer, 1937-44; Alfred Hitchcock, close collaboration, c. 1950s-60s. Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best cinematography--black and white, 1951, for Strangers on a Train; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography--color, 1954, for Rear Window; Academy Award, best cinematography--color, 1955, for To Catch a Thief; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography--black and white, for A Patch of Blue..

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Cinematographer, Special Effects Photographer
Birth Details
1910
California, United States
Death Details
1968
Newport Beach, California, United States

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