Ray Rennahan Biography (1896-1980)



Born May 1, 1896, in Las Vegas, NV; died May 19, 1980, in Tarzana, CA; son ofJohn and Mary (McPhee); married Lilian Hunt, May 11, 1916; children: Rae (Mrs. Robert Forrest Moore). Career: Cinematographer. Worked as directorof photography at Technicolor, Hollywood, CA; photographer of motion picturesfor television, Universal Studios. Member: American Society of Cinematographers (president 1950-51, 1965-66). Awards, Honors: Academy Awardnomination (shared with Bert Glennon), best cinematography, color, 1940, forDrums Along the Mohawk; Academy Award (shared with Ernest Haller), best cinematography, color, 1940, for Gone with the Wind; Academy Awardnomination (shared with Leon Shamroy), best cinematography, color, 1941, forDown Argentine Way; Academy Award nomination (shared with Arthur C. Miller), best cinematography, color, 1941, for The Blue Bird; Academy Award nomination (shared with Harry Hallenberger), best cinematography, color,1942, for Louisiana Purchase; Academy Award (shared with Ernest Palmer), best cinematography, color, 1942, for Blood and Sand; Academy Awardnomination, best cinematography, color, 1944, for For Whom the Bell Tolls; Academy Award nomination, best cinematography, color, 1945, for Ladyin the Dark..

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Cinematographer
Birth Details
May 1, 1896
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Death Details
May 19, 1980
Tarzana, California, United States

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