John Alcott

Director of photography, Camera operator, Focus puller
A highly-acclaimed cinematographer, especially noted for his four collaborations with Stanley Kubrick, John Alcott emigrated to the USA in 1980 and became one of the most sought after directors of photography. He also ... Read more »
Born: 07/28/1986 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (20)

Overlord 2006 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

No Way Out 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

White Water Summer 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Miracles 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Baby: The Secret of the Lost Legend 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Beastmaster 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Under Fire 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Vice Squad 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

El Triunfo de un Hombre Llamado Caballo 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fort Apache, the Bronx 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Terror Train 1980 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Shining 1980 (Movie)

(Photography)

March Or Die 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? 1977 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Disappearance 1976 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Barry Lyndon 1975 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Little Malcolm and His Struggle Against the Eunuchs 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

A Clockwork Orange 1971 (Movie)

Lighting Cameraman (Camera)

2001: A Space Odyssey 1968 (Movie)

(Photography)

Biography

A highly-acclaimed cinematographer, especially noted for his four collaborations with Stanley Kubrick, John Alcott emigrated to the USA in 1980 and became one of the most sought after directors of photography. He also started a lucrative second career directing and shooting TV commercials.

Relationships

Sue Alcott

Wife
survived him

Gavin Alcott

Son
survived him

Milestones

1987

Final film as director of photography, "No Way Out"; released posthumously

1980

Moved to the USA from England

1980

Last screen collaboration with Kubrick, "The Shining"

1975

Won Academy Award for lensing Kubrick's "Barry Lyndon"

1970

First film as director of photography, Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange"

1968

First collaboration with Stanley Kubrick (additional photography), "2001: A Space Odyssey"

1961

First film as focus puller, "Whistle Down the Wind"

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