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Wilkie Cooper (1911–2001)


Former child actor, the son of pioneer British cameraman D.P. "Dippy" Cooper. Began working behind the camera as an assistant to Georges Perinal at Alexander Korda's Denham Studio. Promoted to Director of Photography in the 1940's, he went on to work with top film makers like Hitchcock, Balcon, Launder & Gilliatt, Raoul Walsh (whom he addressed as... See more trivia »


(age 90) in England, UK

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 1971 Please Sir! (director of photography)
 1969 Land Raiders
 1969 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- The Track Star (1969) ... (director of photography)
- The Trouble with England (1969) ... (director of photography)
 1968 Hammerhead (director of photography)
 1967 The Avengers (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Escape in Time (1967)
 1966 One Million Years B.C. (director of photography)
 1964 East of Sudan (photographed by)
 1964 First Men in the Moon (photographed by)
 1964 The Winston Affair (director of photography)
 1963 Siege of the Saxons (photographed by)
 1963 Jason and the Argonauts (photographed by)
 1963 Maniac (director of photography)
 1963 The Mouse on the Moon (director of photography)
 1963 Two Left Feet
 1962 The Amorous Mr. Prawn (director of photography)
 1962 The Valiant
 1961 Mysterious Island (photographed by)
 1960 The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (photographed by)
 1959 SOS Pacific (photographed by)
 1959 Hot Money Girl (photographed by)
 1958 The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (director of photography)
 1958 Desert Patrol (director of photography)
 1957 Paradise Lagoon (director of photography)
 1957 Abandon Ship (director of photography)
 1956 Port Afrique (director of photography)
 1955 A Man on the Beach (Short)
 1955 Wee Geordie (director of photography)
 1954 Svengali
 1954 They Who Dare (director of photography)
 1953 Sea Devils (director of photography)
 1953 Disobedient
 1952 The Hundred Hour Hunt (director of photography)
 1951 Bikini Baby
 1951 Wall of Death (director of photography)
 1950 Stage Fright (director of photography)
 1949 Landfall
 1949 The Hasty Heart (director of photography)
 1949 Silent Dust
 1946 Green for Danger (director of photography)
 1943 My Learned Friend (as W. Cooper)
 1942 Went the Day Well? (cameraman)
 1941 Ships with Wings (indoors)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (12 credits)

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