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William A. Fraker (1923–2010)

William A. Fraker was born on September 29, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA as William Ashman Fraker. He is known for his work on One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), Rosemary's Baby (1968) and Tombstone (1993). He was married to Denise. He died on May 31, 2010 in Los Angeles. See full bio »

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 1981 Inchon (cinematographer: main title sequence)
 1977 Close Encounters of the Third Kind (director of photography: additional American scenes)
 1976 Lipstick (additional photographer)
 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (additional photography - as William Fraker)
 1966 The Professionals (camera operator - uncredited)
 1966 Incubus (camera operator - uncredited)
 1965 Morituri (camera operator - uncredited)
 1965 Wild Seed (camera operator)
 1964 Father Goose (camera operator - uncredited)
 1956 The Young Guns (assistant camera)
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1981: Made an Honorary Member of the Society of Operating Cameramen (SOC), an organization in which he was a founding supporter. See more »

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