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Chris Menges was born on September 15, 1940 in Kington, Herefordshire, England as Christopher J. Menges. He is known for his work on The Reader (2008), Notes on a Scandal (2006) and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011). See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 20 wins & 26 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Reader
The Reader Cinematographer
(2008)
Notes on a Scandal
Notes on a Scandal Cinematographer
(2006)
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
(2011)
The Killing Fields
The Killing Fields Cinematographer
(1984)

Filmography

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 2013/I Redemption
 2011 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (director of photography)
 2010 London Boulevard (director of photography)
 2010 Route Irish
 2008 The Reader (director of photography)
 2008 Stop-Loss (director of photography)
 2008 The Yellow Handkerchief (director of photography)
 2006 Notes on a Scandal (director of photography)
 2005 North Country
 2005 Three Burials (director of photography)
 2005 Tickets
 2004 Criminal (director of photography)
 2003 Concert for George (Video documentary)
 2002/I The Good Thief
 2001/I The Pledge (director of photography)
 1997 The Boxer (director of photography)
 1987 High Season
 1987 Warlords of the Golden Triangle (Documentary)
 1987 Shy People (director of photography)
 1986 The Mission
 1985 Marie (director of photography)
 1985 Which Side Are You On? (Documentary)
 1984 Winter Flight
 1984 The Killing Fields (director of photography)
 1983 Walter & June (TV Movie)
 1983 Local Hero (lighting cameraman)
 1982 Walter (TV Movie)
 1982 Angel
 1982 Made in Britain (TV Movie) (photographed by)
 1982 Battletruck
 1981 Couples and Robbers (Short)
 1981 East 103rd Street (Documentary)
 1981 A Question of Leadership (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 Auditions (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 Bloody Kids (TV Movie)
 1980 Babylon
 1979 A Sense of Freedom (lighting cameraman)
 1979 Black Jack (photography)
  ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1978) (director of photography - 1 episode, 1977)
- Cold Harbour (1978)
- Last Summer (1977) ... (director of photography)
 1977 Dummy (TV Movie)
 1975 It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow (TV Movie)
 1971 The Save the Children Fund Film (Documentary)
 1971 Gumshoe (photographed by)
 1971 Loving Memory (photography)
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- After a Lifetime (1971)
 1971 Black Beauty (director of photography)
 1969 Kes (photography)
 1968 Abel Gance: The Charm of Dynamite (Documentary)
 1968 Last of the Long-haired Boys (uncredited)
 1968 Solo (Short)
 1966 A Boy Called Donovan (TV Movie documentary)
 1963 The War Game (Short) (as Christopher Menges)
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