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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Russell Metty, A.S.C. (September 20, 1906 – April 28, 1978) was an American cinematographer who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Color, for the 1960 film Spartacus. Metty's career began around 1925 as an assistant with Standard Film Laboratory, who was then was hired by Paramount Pictures working in the camera department. He left for RKO in 1929. He became a regular cameraman at Universal Studios, and was a regular collaborator with the German film director Douglas Sirk, making eleven films all together with Sirk.
September 20, 1906, Los Angeles, California, USA
April 28, 1978
1938 Bringing Up BabyDirector of Photography 1946 The StrangerDirector of Photography 1952 Against All FlagsDirector of Photography 1954 Naked AlibiDirector of Photography 1954 Magnificent ObsessionDirector of Photography 1955 All That Heaven AllowsDirector of Photography 1956 Written on the WindDirector of Photography 1958 Touch of EvilDirector of Photography 1959 Imitation of LifeDirector of Photography 1960 SpartacusDirector of Photography 1961 The MisfitsDirector of Photography 1962 That Touch of MinkDirector of Photography 1963 The Thrill of It AllDirector of Photography 1967 Thoroughly Modern MillieDirector of Photography 1971 The Omega ManDirector of PhotographyLimited to the 15 most popular items