William A. Fraker

Birthday:

09/29/1923

Place of birth:

Los Angeles, California:

Biography:

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Ashman Fraker, A.S.C., B.S.C. (September 29, 1923 – May 31, 2010) was a cinematographer, film director, and producer. He has been nominated five times for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography. In 2000, he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) honoring his career. Fraker graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 1950. As cinematographer, his films include The President's Analyst (1967), Rosemary's Baby (1968), Bullitt (1968), Paint Your Wagon (1969), The Day of the Dolphin (1973), Coonskin (1975), Looking For Mr. Goodbar (1977), Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), Heaven Can Wait (1978), 1941 (1979), WarGames (1983), Irreconcilable Differences (1984), Murphy's Romance (1985), Tombstone (1993), and Street Fighter (1994). He directed three theatrical films, Monte Walsh (1970), A Reflection of Fear (1971), and The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981), as well as several television films and series. Fraker died Monday May 31, 2010 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after a battle with cancer. He was 86. He is survived by his wife Denise. He was predeceased in 1992 by son William A. Fraker Jr., an assistant cameraman. Description above from the Wikipedia article William A. Fraker, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.



Credits

Waking Up in Reno (2002)
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Town & Country (2001)
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Rules of Engagement (2000)
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Vegas Vacation (1997)
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The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996)
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Street Fighter (1994)
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There Goes My Baby (1994)
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Tombstone (1993)
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Honeymoon in Vegas (1992)
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Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)
Additional Camera
The Freshman (1990)
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An Innocent Man (1989)
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Chances Are (1989)
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Baby Boom (1987)
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Burglar (1987)
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SpaceCamp (1986)
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Murphy's Romance (1985)
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Fever Pitch (1985)
Cinematography
Protocol (1984)
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Irreconcilable Differences (1984)
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WarGames (1983)
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The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
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Sharky's Machine (1981)
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The Legend of the Lone Ranger (1981)
Director
Divine Madness (1980)
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The Hollywood Knights (1980)
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1941 (1979)
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Old Boyfriends (1979)
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Heaven Can Wait (1978)
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American Hot Wax (1978)
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Looking for Mr. Goodbar (1977)
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Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
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The Killer Inside Me (1976)
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Gator (1976)
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Coonskin (1975)
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Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)
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Conversation with Fritz Lang (1975)
Cinematography
Rancho Deluxe (1975)
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The Day of the Dolphin (1973)
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A Reflection of Fear (1973)
Director
Dusty and Sweets McGee (1971)
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Monte Walsh (1970)
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Paint Your Wagon (1969)
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Bullitt (1968)
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Rosemary's Baby (1968)
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The President's Analyst (1967)
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The Fox (1967)
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Games (1967)
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Incubus (1966)
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