Ernest Laszlo Biography (1905-1984)



Born August 23, 1905 (one source says 1898), in Szabadka, Yugoslavia; immigrated to the United States, 1923, naturalized citizen, 1928; died January 6, 1984, in Los Angeles, CA; son of Max and Gizella (maiden name, Steiner) Laszlo;married Rose Ellen Nelson, July 3, 1925; children: Joan Ellen. Career: Cinematographer. Paramount Studios, cameraman, c. 1923-43, then cinematographer, 1943-49; freelance cinematographer, 1949-84; American Society of Cinematographers Holding Corporation, Hollywood, CA, vice president, 1961-84. Member: Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (board of governors member), American Society of Cinematographers (president, 1972-74), Mason (Shriner, 32nd degree). Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best cinematography--black and white, 1960, for Inherit the Wind; Academy Awardnomination, best cinematography--black and white, 1961, for Judgement atNuremberg; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography--color, 1963, for It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World; Academy Award, best cinematography--black and white, 1965, for Ship of Fools; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography--color, 1966, for Fantastic Voyage; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, 1968, for Star!; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, 1970, for Airport; Academy Award nomination,best cinematography, 1976, for Logan's Run..

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Cinematographer
Birth Details
August 23, 1905
one source says Szabadka, Yugoslavia
Death Details
January 6, 1984
Los Angeles, California, United States

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