Robert Surtees Biography (1906-1985)



Born August 9, 1906; died January 5, 1985; children: Bruce. Career: Cinematographer. Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best black and white cinematography, 1944, for Thirty Seconds over Tokyo; Academy Award nomination, best black and white cinematography, and Golden Globe Award,best cinematography in a film, both 1950, for King Solomon's Mines; Academy Award nomination, best black and white cinematography, and Golden Globe Award, best cinematography in a film, both 1951, for Quo Vadis?; Academy Award, best cinematography, 1952, for The Bad and the Beautiful;Academy Award nomination, best color cinematography, 1955, for Oklahoma!; Academy Award, best color cinematography, 1959, for Ben-Hur; Academy Award nominations, best color cinematography, 1962, for Mutiny on the Bounty, and 1967, for Doctor Doolittle and The Graduate; Academy Award nominations, all best cinematography, 1971, for The Summer of `42 and The Last Picture Show, 1973, for The Sting, 1975, for The Hindenburg, 1976, for A Star Is Born, 1977, for The Turning Point, and 1978, for Same Time, Next Year..

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Cinematographer
Birth Details
August 9, 1906
United States
Death Details
January 5, 1985
United States

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