Robert Paynter

Director of photography
Entered film at the age of 15 as a camera trainee with the Government Film Department. Paynter photographed a number of big-budget Hollywood productions from the late 1970s through the 80s.
Born: 03/11/1928 in London, England, GB

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (24)

Get Back 1991 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Strike It Rich 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

When the Whales Came 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Little Shop of Horrors 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Into the Night 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

National Lampoon's European Vacation 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Spies Like Us 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Scream For Help 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Muppets Take Manhattan 1984 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Curtains 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Superman III 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Trading Places 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Making Michael Jackson's Thriller 1982 (Movie)

(part-one) (Director of Photography)

An American Werewolf in London 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Superman II 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Superman II 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Final Conflict 1980 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Firepower 1979 (Movie)

(Caribbean) (Director of Photography)

The Big Sleep 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Scorpio 1973 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Chato's Land 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Nightcomers 1971 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Hannibal Brooks 1969 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Secret Garden (TV Show)

Director of Photography
Actor (3)

Burke and Hare 2011 (Movie)

Distinguished Doctor (Actor)

Into the Night 1985 (Movie)

Security Guard (Actor)

Spies Like Us 1985 (Movie)

Dr Gill (Actor)

Biography

Entered film at the age of 15 as a camera trainee with the Government Film Department. Paynter photographed a number of big-budget Hollywood productions from the late 1970s through the 80s.

EDUCATION

Mercer School

Milestones

1985

Feature acting debut in speaking part, "Spies Like Us"

1968

Debut as cinematographer, "Hannibal Brooks"

Camera trainee with Government Film Department

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