Ronnie Taylor

Director of photography, Camera operator
Long-time camera operator for Freddie Francis who graduated to full-fledged cinematographer on Ken Russell's "Tommy" (1975) while still serving as second unit camera operator on "Moonraker" (1979) and "The Dark Crystal" ... Read more »
Born: 10/27/1924 in Hampstead, England, GB

Filmography

Camera, Film, & Tape (50)

Sleepless 2001 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Last Wave 2001 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Phantom of the Opera 1998 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

First Strike 1997 (Movie)

underwater cameraman (Camera)

The Steal 1995 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Danielle Steel's 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Popcorn 1991 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Rainbow Thief 1990 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Experts 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Sea of Love 1989 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Silent One 1989 (Movie)

underwater photography (Photography)

The Rescue 1988 (Movie)

(underwater unit) (Camera Operator)

Cry Freedom 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Opera 1987 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Foreign Body 1986 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Fortress 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Photography

Frog Dreaming 1986 (Movie)

underwater photography (Photography)

A Chorus Line 1985 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Master of the Game 1983 - 1984 (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Champions 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

High Road to China 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Splitz 1983 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gandhi 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

The Hound of the Baskervilles 1982 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Gallipoli 1981 (Movie)

underwater photography (Photography)

Green Ice 1981 (Movie)

director of photography 2nd unit (Director of Photography)

Savage Harvest 1981 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

All Quiet on the Western Front 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Camera Operator

Zulu Dawn 1979 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Game For Vultures 1978 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

The Big Sleep 1978 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

The Silent Flute 1978 (Movie)

(Director of Photography)

Who'll Stop the Rain? 1978 (Movie)

(Photography)

The Island of Dr. Moreau 1977 (Movie)

director of photography 2nd unit (Director of Photography)

Orca 1976 (Movie)

(shark sequences) (Photography)

The Reef 1976 (Movie)

underwater photography (Photography)

Barry Lyndon 1975 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Jaws 1975 (Movie)

Live Shark Footage (Camera)

Tommy 1975 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Young Winston 1972 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Age of Consent 1970 (Movie)

underwater photography (Photography)

Blue Water, White Death 1970 (Movie)

underwater photography (Photography)

La Grande Barriere de Corail 1969 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Oh! What A Lovely War 1969 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Deadfall 1968 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning 1961 (Movie)

(Camera Operator)

Good King Wenceslas (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Nairobi Affair (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Redwood Curtain (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Shadow of Obsession (TV Show)

Director of Photography

Biography

Long-time camera operator for Freddie Francis who graduated to full-fledged cinematographer on Ken Russell's "Tommy" (1975) while still serving as second unit camera operator on "Moonraker" (1979) and "The Dark Crystal" (1983), and camera operator on "Star Wars" (1977). Subsequently as cinematographer Taylor went on to shoot several films for Richard Attenborough, notably "Gandhi" (1982) for which he won an Academy Award, "A Chorus Line" (1985) and "Cry Freedom" (1987).

Milestones

1975

Debut as cinematographer, "Tommy"

1940

First industry job at Gainsborough Studios

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