Willard Van Dyke was born on December 5, 1906. He was a director and cinematographer, known for The City (1939), Journey Into Medicine (1947) and Hands (1934). He died on January 23, 1986.
Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1967
Documentary filmmaker, graduate of the University of California. Collaborated as co-cinematographer with Pare Lorentz on The River (1938). Directed his first documentary, The City (1939), the following year. Subsequently spent the war years working for the overseas film department of the Office of War Information. Headed the Museum of Modern Art film department between 1965-73.