Alex Thomson

Director of photography
Former assistant to Nicolas Roeg who has shot such first-rate, visually challenging films as John Boorman's "Excalibur" (1981) and Roeg's "Eureka" (1983).
Born: 01/12/1929 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (47)

A Shot at Glory 2002 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Love's Labour's Lost 2000 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Executive Decision 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hamlet 1996 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Scarlet Letter 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Black Beauty 1994 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Cliffhanger 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Demolition Man 1993 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Alien3 1992 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Mr. Destiny 1990 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Mr. Destiny 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Krays 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Krays 1990 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Wings of Fame 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Leviathan 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Rachel Papers 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

High Spirits 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Track 29 1988 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Date With an Angel 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Sicilian 1987 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

The Sicilian 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Duet For One 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Labyrinth 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Raw Deal 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Legend 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Year of the Dragon 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Electric Dreams 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Eureka 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bullshot 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Keep 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Excalibur 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Game For Vultures 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Cat and the Canary 1978 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Class of Miss MacMichael 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Man Who Would Be King 1975 (Movie)

director of photography 2nd unit (Director of Photography)

The Seven Per-Cent Solution 1975 (Movie)

camera operator 2nd unit (Camera Operator)

Fear Is the Key 1973 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Doctor Phibes Rises Again 1971 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Night Digger 1970 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Alfred the Great 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

I Start Counting 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Best House in London 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Here We Go 'Round the Mulberry Bush 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum 1966 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Code 7, Victim 5! 1964 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Skokie (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Biography

Former assistant to Nicolas Roeg who has shot such first-rate, visually challenging films as John Boorman's "Excalibur" (1981) and Roeg's "Eureka" (1983).

Milestones

1968

First credit as director of photography, "Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush"

1965

First film credit, "Code 7, Victim 5" (camera operator)

1946

Began career as clapper boy at Alexander Korda's Denham Studios in England

Spent three years as a Technicolor technician in the camera department at that studio

Worked as focus puller on David Lean's "Lawrence of Arabia"

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