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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 Killing Fields (1984), The Mission (1986) and Michael Collins (1996). He has been married to Judy Freeman since 1982. See full bio »

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The Killing Fields Cinematographer
(1984)
The Mission Cinematographer
(1986)
Michael Collins Cinematographer
(1996)
A World Apart Director
(1988)

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 2021 Voice of Land (Documentary) (cinematography)
 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 The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (director of photography)
 2005 Tickets
 2004 Criminal (director of photography)
 2003 Concert for George (Video documentary)
 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)
 1984 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 East 103rd Street (Documentary)
 1981 Couples and Robbers (Short)
 1981 A Question of Leadership (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 Auditions (TV Movie documentary)
 1980 Babylon
 1980 Bloody Kids (TV Movie)
 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)
 1974 Pilger (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1971 Talk About Work (Documentary short)
 1971 The Save the Children Fund Film (Documentary)
 1971 Gumshoe (photographed by)
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- After a Lifetime (1971)
 1971 Loving Memory (photography)
 1971 Black Beauty (director of photography)
 1969 Kes (photography)
 1969 Wild and Free Twice Daily (Documentary)
 1968 Last of the Long-haired Boys (uncredited)
 1968 Solo (Short)
 1968 Abel Gance: The Charm of Dynamite (Documentary)
 1968 Omnibus (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1966 Raid into Tibet (Documentary short)
 1966 A Boy Called Donovan (TV Movie documentary)
 1963 The War Game (Short) (as Christopher Menges)
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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC). See more »

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Virgo

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