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Dennis Ayling (1917–1998)

Dennis Ayling was born on June 23, 1917 in Finchley, London, England as Dennis Leslie Ayling. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Alien (1979), The Cool Mikado (1963) and Jugglers and Acrobats (1964). He died on October 24, 1998 in Ealing, London. See full bio »
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Known For

Alien Visual Effects
The Cool Mikado
The Cool Mikado Cinematographer
Jugglers and Acrobats
Jugglers and Acrobats Cinematographer
9 Days in Summer
9 Days in Summer Cinematographer


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 1971 Mr Tumbleweed (TV Movie)
 1970 Cucumber Castle (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 1967 9 Days in Summer (Documentary) (as Denny Ayling)
 1964 Jugglers and Acrobats (Documentary short)
 1963 Money Sings (Short)
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 1961 Men on Wheels (Documentary short)
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 1979 Alien (director of photography: miniature effects - as Denys Ayling)
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 1980 The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Winner: Best Visual Effects

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Alternate Names:

Denny Ayling | Denys Ayling

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Member of the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC).

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