Film Famous Camera Operators

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List of famous camera operators, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Hard working camera operators are an integral part of every film set. An often under appreciated job, any film would not be able to hit the big screen without the help of a good camera operator. This list includes examples of famous or notable camera operators from some of the best films ever to hit the silver screen. Whereas most people ask the question, "What is a camera operator?" this list informs the reader as to who some of the best camera operators are, as well as information like their year of birth and more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous camera operators?" and "Who are the best camera operators?" then this list is the perfect resource for you.

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Adam Meltzer

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Alfred E. Gold

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Andrew Speller Andrew Speller is a cinematographer.

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Bjorn G. Jackson

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Bob Birkett

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Bob DelRusso Bob DelRusso is a camera operator.

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Charlie Todd Charlie Todd is a film and television producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, actor and film director.

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Cordell Wolking

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Dan Casey

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Dan Coplan age 48 - Dan Coplan is a cinematographer.

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Dan Janos

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age 42 - Daniel Hopkins is a film director, cinematographer, producer, and editor.

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Dante Pagano Dante Pagano is a camera operator.

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Darin Haggard Darin Haggard is a film crewmember.

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David Drewry

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Demetri Jagger

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Harry J. Alpert

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Heather Page

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Helene Haviland Helene Haviland is a camera operator.

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J. Michael Haynes

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Jamey Shafer Jamey Shafer is a camera operator.

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JC Castro

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Jerry Cancel Jerry Cancel is a camera operator.

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Jessica Young

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Jim Aupperle Jim Aupperle is a film producer, screenwriter, and cinematographer.

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Jim Tufaro Jim Tufaro is a camera operator.

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Jimmie Scurti is a camera operator.

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John Conell

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John Harrison

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John Meiklejohn John Meiklejohn is a camera operator.

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Joseph Henri Bourguignon

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Larkin Donley Larkin Donley is a film cinematographer.

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Lorna Luke

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Louis Née Louis Née is a cinematographer.

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Mario Montero Mario Montero is a cinematographer.

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Dec. at 75 (1926-2001) - Maurice William Prather was an American motion picture and still photographer and film director. He was born in Miami, Florida, the son of Maurice J. Prather, a mechanic, cabinet maker, and ...more

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Michael Delahoussaye

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Mitch Eason

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Mitzi Auer

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Noah Brookoff

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age 62 - Peter Lyons Collister, A.S.C. is an American cinematographer. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Currently a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, he has worked on over thirty films ...more

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Peter MacDonald is a film director, second unit director, cinematographer and producer from London, England.

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Phil Salanto Phil Salanto is a camera operator.

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Randy Feemster

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Ray Strunk

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Rex Wimpy Dec. at 73 (1899-1972) - Rex Wimpy was a cinematographer.

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Rich York Rich York is a camera operator.