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Andrew Lesnie (1956–2015)

Andrew Lesnie was born on January 1, 1956 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is known for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). He died on April 27, 2015 in Sydney. See full bio »

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 2014/I Healing
 2013/I The Turning (segment "Reunion")
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (director of photography)
 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (director of photography)
 2009 The Lovely Bones (director of photography)
 2009 Bran Nue Dae (director of photography)
 2007 I Am Legend (director of photography)
 2005 King Kong
 2004 Love's Brother (director of photography)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (director of photography)
 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (director of photography)
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (director of photography)
 1998 Babe: Pig in the City (director of photography)
 1996 Two If by Sea (director of photography)
 1995 Babe (director of photography)
 1994 House of Fun (TV Series) (1994)
 1994 Spider & Rose
 1993 Fatal Past
 1993 Temptation of a Monk (director of photography)
 1990 More Winners: Mr Edmund (TV Movie)
 1989 The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy (TV Movie)
 1989 The Saint: Fear in Fun Park (TV Movie)
 1989 The Delinquents (director of photography)
 1988 Great Performances (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Melba (1988)
 1987 Dark Age (director of photography)
 1986 Cyclone Tracy (TV Mini-Series)
 1986 Fair Game (director of photography)
 1985 Emoh Ruo
 1984 Fantasy Man
 1984 The Man You Know (Short)
 1983/I Stations (Short)
 1981 The Same Stream (Short)
 1980 The Comeback (Documentary)
 1979 Wonder World! (TV Series)
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Director of photography for Caltex TV commercial "Flies" (2006). See more »

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