Leon Shamroy

Leon Shamroy

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 7 Jul 1974 (aged 72)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Homeward, L-4493
Memorial ID 6079694 · View Source
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Motion Picture Cinematographer. He was an award-winning cinematographer whose career spanned from the 1920s to the 1960s. He was nominated for Academy Awards an amazing eighteen times. He won Best Cinematography Oscars for his influential work on "The Black Swan" (1942), "Wilson" (1944), "Leave Her to Heaven" (1945), and "Cleopatra" (1963). He is one of only four cinematographers to have a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. Married to actress Mary Anderson.

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  • Originally Created by: A.J.
  • Added: 9 Jan 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6079694
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leon Shamroy (16 Jul 1901–7 Jul 1974), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6079694, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .