John Alcott Biography (1931-1986)



Born in 1931, in London, England; immigrated to the United States, 1981, naturalized American citizen; died of a heart attack, July 22, 1986, in Cannes, France; son of Arthur Alcott (a film production controller at Gainsborough Studios, England); married Sue; children: Gavin. Career: Cinematographer.Began career as clapper boy at Gainsborough Studios, 1940s; also worked as adirector and cinematographer for commercials. Awards, Honors: BerlinFilm Festival Silver Bear Award, 1974, for Little Malcolm; Academy Award, British Society of Cinematographers, National Society of Film Critics, Los Angeles Society of Film Critics, best cinematography, 1975, all for Barry Lyndon..

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Cinematographer
Birth Details
1931
London, England
Death Details
July 22, 1986
Cannes, France

Famous Works

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:



Other articles you might like:

User Contributions:

Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: