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List of famous camera operators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top camera operators in the world? This includes the most prominent camera operators, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable camera operators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic camera operators were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned camera operators.

This list is made up of people like Lauren Shuler Donner and Arthur Yee.

From reputable, prominent, and well known camera operators to the lesser known camera operators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the camera operator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous camera operators ever?" and "What are the names of famous camera operators?" then you're in the right place. (87 items)
Lauren Shuler Donner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
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Lauren Shuler Donner is an American film producer who specializes in mainstream youth and family-oriented entertainment. She owns The Donners' Company with her husband, famed director Richard Donner. Her movies have grossed about $4 billion worldwide, mostly due to the X-Men film series. ...more

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Bert Haanstra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Camera Operators
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Albert 'Bert' Haanstra was a Dutch film director of films and documentaries. His documentary Glass won the Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject in 1959. His feature film Fanfare was the most visited Dutch film at the time, and has since only been surpassed by Turkish Delight. ...more

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Rich White


Rich White is a camera operator and cinematographer. ...more

Norman Warwick


Norman Warwick was a cinematographer. ...more