Andrew Laszlo (I) (1926–2011)

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Cinematographer Andrew Laszlo was born on January 12, 1926 in Papa, Hungary. Laszlo started out as a camera apprentice at the Motion Picture Studios of Budapest when World War II began. Andrew and his family were sent to a Nazi concentration camp; he was the sole member of his family to survive this. Laszlo immigrated to America in 1947 and worked... See full bio »


(age 85) in Bozeman, Montana, USA

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »


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Innerspace Cinematographer
First Blood Cinematographer
The Warriors Cinematographer


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 1992 Newsies
 1991 209 Hamilton Drive (TV Movie)
 1990 Ghost Dad
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (director of photography)
 1987 Innerspace (director of photography)
 1986 Poltergeist II: The Other Side (director of photography)
 1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (director of photography)
 1984 Streets of Fire (director of photography)
 1983 Love Is Forever (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1982 First Blood (director of photography)
 1982 I, the Jury (director of photography)
 1981 Southern Comfort (director of photography)
 1981 The Funhouse (director of photography)
 1981 Thin Ice (TV Movie)
 1980 Shogun (TV Mini Series) (5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1980)
- Episode #1.4 (1980)
- Episode #1.3 (1980)
- Episode #1.2 (1980)
- Episode #1.1 (1980)
 1980 Shogun (TV Movie)
 1980 Top of the Hill (TV Movie)
 1979 The Warriors (director of photography)
 1978 Somebody Killed Her Husband (director of photography)
 1978 The Dain Curse (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1978)
- Episode #1.2 (1978)
- Episode #1.1 (1978)
 1978 Hunters of the Reef (TV Movie)
 1977 Thieves (director of photography)
 1976 Cool Red
 1973 The Man Without a Country (TV Movie)
 1973 Class of '44
 1972 To Find a Man
 1970 The Owl and the Pussycat (director of photography)
 1970 Lovers and Other Strangers (director of photography - as Andy Laszlo)
 1970 The Out of Towners (director of photography)
 1970 Black Water Gold (TV Movie)
 1969 Popi (director of photography)
 1969 Teacher, Teacher (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 1968 The Night They Raided Minsky's (director of photography)
  Coronet Blue (TV Series) (7 episodes, 1967) (director of photography - 5 episodes, 1967)
- Where You from and What You Done? (1967) ... (director of photography)
- Tomoyo (1967) ... (director of photography)
- The Flip Side of Timmy Devon (1967) ... (director of photography)
- Six Months to Mars (1967) ... (director of photography)
 1966 You're a Big Boy Now (director of photography)
 1966 The Beatles at Shea Stadium (TV Movie documentary) (director of photography)
 1964-1965 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series) (director of photography - 4 episodes)
- Night of the Witch (1965) ... (director of photography)
- So Some Girls Play the Cello (1964) ... (director of photography)
- The Imperfect Prodigy (1964) ... (director of photography)
- The Roamer (1964) ... (director of photography)
 1962-1963 Naked City (TV Series) (director of photography - 10 episodes)
- Barefoot on a Bed of Coals (1963) ... (director of photography)
- Golden Lads and Girls (1963) ... (director of photography)
- The S.S. American Dream (1963) ... (director of photography)
- Color Schemes Like Never Before (1963) ... (director of photography)
- Carrier (1963) ... (director of photography)
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Alternate Names:

Andy Laszlo


Ann Granger  (his death)  (4 children)

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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 1965. See more »


Cinematographer of many 'Walter Hill' films.

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