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Nicolas Roeg


When he made his directorial debut in 1970, Nicolas Roeg was already a 23-year veteran of the British film industry, starting out in 1947 as an editing apprentice and working his way up to cinematographer twelve years later. He first came to attention as part of the second unit on David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia (1962), with Roger Corman's The ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Walkabout
Walkabout Director
(1971)
Don't Look Now
Don't Look Now Director
(1973)
The Witches
The Witches Director
(1990)

Filmography

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 1967 Casino Royale (additional photography)
 1966 Judith (additional photographer)
 1965 Doctor Zhivago (cinematographer: some scenes - uncredited)
 1962 Lawrence of Arabia (second unit photography)
 1961 Ghost Squad (TV Series) (camera operator - 6 episodes)
- The Eyes of the Bat (1961) ... (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
- The Broken Doll (1961) ... (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
- High Wire (1961) ... (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
- Hong Kong Story (1961) ... (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
- Bullet with My Name on It (1961) ... (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
 1961 Doctor Blood's Coffin (camera operator)
 1960 The Sundowners (camera operator - uncredited)
 1960 The Trials of Oscar Wilde (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
 1960 Jazz Boat (camera operator)
 1959 Tarzan's Greatest Adventure (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
 1959 The Bandit of Zhobe (camera operator - as N. Roeg)
 1959 The Child and the Killer (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
 1959 Great Van Robbery (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
 1958 Room 43 (camera operator)
 1958 A Woman Possessed (camera operator)
 1958 The Man Inside (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
 1958 Moment of Indiscretion (camera operator - as Nick Roeg)
 1956 Pacific Destiny (focus puller - uncredited)
 1956 Bhowani Junction (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1954 John Wesley (assistant camera - uncredited)
 1953 All Hallowe'en (Short) (clapper loader - uncredited)
 1953 The Slasher (focus puller - uncredited)
 1952 Evidence for Hire (focus puller - uncredited)
 1951 Calling Bulldog Drummond (assistant camera - uncredited)
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2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

N. Roeg | Nicholas Roeg | Nick Roeg | Nic Roeg

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

You make the movie through the cinematography - it sounds quite a simple idea, but it was like a huge revelation to me. Curiously, it sank for a while when video and commercials came in. Because they had very little story to tell and they just had one thing to sell, they could have magnificent photography but not great cinematography. So quite a lot of people who've come into cinema from the ... See more »

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Once got a job at MGM and worked there for approximately two years. See more »

Trademark:

Fragmented, non-linear narrative style See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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