Robert De Grasse
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Robert De Grasse
Robert De Grasse
Born(1900-02-09)February 9, 1900
DiedJanuary 28, 1971(1971-01-28) (aged 70)
Other namesBob De Grasse
OccupationCinematographer

Robert De Grasse (February 9, 1900 - January 28, 1971) was an American cinematographer and member of the American Society of Cinematographers. Over the course of his career, he was nominated for an Academy Award in 1939 and a Primetime Emmy Award in 1958.

Career

Born in Maplewood, New Jersey where his family was working in the fledgling movie industry, he was the nephew of film actor Sam De Grasse. Robert De Grasse began his career as an assistant cameraman then moved on to become a full-time cinematographer by the time he was 21 years old.

He worked on over 100 movies including Vigil in the Night (1940), The Leopard Man (1943) and The Body Snatcher (1945) as well as classic television shows such as I Love Lucy and The Dick Van Dyke Show.

In 1939, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on the film Vivacious Lady.

Robert De Grasse died in 1971 in Newport Beach, California.


Filmography

John Wayne and Ward Bond in Tall in the Saddle

Source:[1]

Awards and nominations

References

  1. ^ Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to World Film, since 1885. 2008. Index home page.
  2. ^ "Robert De Grasse". Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 2020.

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