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Born in New York City, New York, USA
Died in USA

Mini Bio (1)

Sol Negrin was born on February 16, 1929 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Superman (1978), Kojak (1973) and Across 110th Street (1972). He was married to Betty Paradisin and Shirley. He died on March 20, 2017 in the USA.

Spouse (2)

Betty Paradisin (2001 - 20 March 2017) (his death)
Shirley (? - ?) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (10)

Father of Michael Negrin.
Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC).
Currently teaching film courses at Five Towns College in Long Island, New York. [September 2002]
Twice president of the International Cinematographers Guild Local 644 and taught advanced cinematography at NYU. The American Society of Cinematographers honored him with its Presidents Award in 2010.
Negrin earned four Clio Awards for his work on TV commercials, including one for an iconic 1970s American Tourister campaign that demonstrated just how durable the company's suitcases could be. Emmy nominated for CBS' Kojak in 1974, 1975 and 1976 and also 1978 ABC The Last Tenant, starring Tony Lo Bianco and Lee Strasberg, and for a 1982 episode of the Ron Silver CBS sitcom Baker's Dozen.
Sol was co-chair of the ICG Educational and Training Committees and a Life Member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, where he has been on the roster for an astonishing 65 years. He was also a member of the Directors Guild of America.
In 1987, Negrin received the Billy Bitzer Commendation Award from Local 644 for his contributions to the union, and in 2000, he received an honorary doctorate of fine arts degree from Long Island's Five Towns College, where he has taught cinematography for the last decade. In 2005, the college handed him another honor, a lifetime achievement award.
Sol Negrin was presented the Distinguished Service Award by The Society of Camera Operators 2012 Lifetime Achievement Awards, held Feb. 19 at the Leonard Goldenson Theater in Hollywood.
The 2012 SOC Lifetime Achievement - Distinguished Service Award presented to Sol Negrin, ASC, an amazing man whose heart and passion for sharing his expertise and experience in the film.
The 2012 The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) Lifetime Achievement - Distinguished Service Award presented to Sol Negrin, ASC, an amazing man whose heart and passion for sharing his expertise and experience in the film.

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