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Loyal Griggs (1906–1978)

Loyal Griggs entered the film industry in the mid-1920s, directly out of high school, as an assistant in the special effects department of Paramount. He was a cameraman for nearly 30 years before graduating to director of photography, and he proved his worth by winning an Academy Award for cinematography for Shane (1953), just two years after his ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments Cinematographer
(1956)
Shane
Shane Cinematographer
(1953)
White Christmas
White Christmas Cinematographer
(1954)
The Greatest Story Ever Told
(1965)

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 1971 Bunny O'Hare
 1968 In Enemy Country (director of photography)
 1968 P.J. (director of photography)
 1967 Banning
 1967 Hurry Sundown
 1966 The Night of the Grizzly (director of photography)
 1965 The Slender Thread (director of photography)
 1965 Tickle Me
 1965 In Harm's Way
 1962 Girls! Girls! Girls! (director of photography)
 1962 Octavius and Me (TV Movie)
 1962 The Lady and the Stock Exchange (Documentary short)
 1961 Man-Trap (director of photography)
 1960 O'Conner's Ocean (TV Movie)
 1960 G.I. Blues
 1960 Walk Like a Dragon (director of photography)
 1960 Visit to a Small Planet (director of photography)
 1959 Destination Space (TV Movie)
 1959 The Hangman
 1958 Tonka (director of photography)
 1958 The Buccaneer
 1958 Hot Spell
 1957 The Sad Sack (director of photography)
 1957 The Tin Star
 1956 Three Violent People (director of photography)
 1956 The Ten Commandments (director of photography)
 1954 3 Ring Circus (director of photography)
 1954 The Bridges at Toko-Ri (director of photography)
 1954 White Christmas (director of photography)
 1954 Elephant Walk
 1953 Shane (director of photography)
 1951 Crosswinds
 1951 Passage West
 1951 The Last Outpost (director of photography)
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Grandfather of Robert Loyal Good. See more »

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