Began as assistant cameraman at First National in 1926, working under George J. Folsey. Briefly at Paramount, then joined MGM (1936-1943), within a year became full director of photography. At United Artists, 1944-1945, then spent the remainder of his career at Columbia (1945-1962). Acquired a reputation as the studio's foremost cinematographer of...
Born:in Los Angeles, California, USA
Died:(age 61) in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California, USA