Denys Coop

Director of photography, Camera assistant, Camera operator
Began career at age 16 assisting cinematographer Freddie Young. Coop graduated to full-fledged director of photography in 1961 and through the decade produced some of the most precise black-and-white images conjured in ... Read more »
Born: 07/19/1920 in Berkshire, England, GB

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (34)

The Fallen Idol 2006 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

The Entertainer 1989 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Superman II 1981 (Movie)

aerial photography (Photography)

Venom 1980 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Inserts 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Rosebud 1974 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

And Now the Screaming Starts 1972 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Little Ark 1972 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Vault of Horror 1972 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Asylum 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Darwin Adventure 1971 (Movie)

nature photography (Photography)

The Darwin Adventure 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

10 Rillington Place 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Ryan's Daughter 1970 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1969 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

My Side of the Mountain 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Executioner 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Birthday Party 1968 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Double Man 1967 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Arrivederci, Baby! 1966 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bunny Lake Is Missing 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Of Human Bondage 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

One Way Pendulum 1964 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

King and Country 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Mind Benders 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

This Sporting Life 1963 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Kind of Loving 1962 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Lolita 1961 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

The Guns of Navarone 1961 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

The Girl on the Boat 1960 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Bonjour Tristesse 1958 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Richard III 1955 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Three Cases of Murder 1952 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

The Third Man 1950 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Biography

Began career at age 16 assisting cinematographer Freddie Young. Coop graduated to full-fledged director of photography in 1961 and through the decade produced some of the most precise black-and-white images conjured in England, notably on the early John Schlesinger films, "A Kind of Loving" (1962) and "Billy Liar"( 1963), Lindsay Anderson's "This Sporting Life" (1963), Joseph Losey's "King and Counrty" (1964) and Otto Preminger's "Bunny Lake is Missing" (1965). In 1978 he shared a special achievement Oscar for "Superman"'s special visual effects.

Milestones

1961

First film as director of photography, "A Kind of Loving"

1936

Began as camera assistant to Freddie Young (on "Goodbye Mr. Chips", "The Fallen Idol" and "The Third Man")

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