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Robert Richardson an American cinematographer. He is best known for work with Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, and Oliver Stone. He has won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography three times, for his work on JFK (1991), The Aviator (2004), and Hugo (2011). He is one of three living persons who won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 16 wins & 98 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Kill Bill: Vol. 1 Cinematographer
(2003)
Inglourious Basterds Cinematographer
(2009)
The Aviator Cinematographer
(2004)
Hugo Cinematographer
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 A Private War
 2018/I Adrift
 2017/I Breathe (director of photography)
 2017/I The Return (Documentary)
 2016 Live by Night (director of photography)
 2013/I Wild Horses (Short)
 2013 World War Z (uncredited)
 2012 Django Unchained (director of photography)
 2011 Hugo (director of photography)
 2010 Eat Pray Love (director of photography)
 2010 Shutter Island (director of photography)
 2009 Inglourious Basterds (director of photography)
 2008 Standard Operating Procedure (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2008 Shine a Light (Documentary) (director of photography)
 2006 The Good Shepherd (director of photography)
 2004 The Aviator (director of photography)
 2004 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (director of photography)
 2003 Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (director of photography)
 2002 The Four Feathers (director of photography)
 2001 Powder Keg (Short) (director of photography - as Bob Richardson)
 1999 Bringing Out the Dead (director of photography)
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars (director of photography)
 1998 The Horse Whisperer (director of photography)
 1997 Wag the Dog (director of photography)
 1997 Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (Documentary) (director of photography)
 1997 U Turn (director of photography)
 1995 Nixon (director of photography)
 1995 Casino (director of photography)
 1994 Natural Born Killers (director of photography)
 1993 Heaven & Earth (director of photography)
 1992 A Few Good Men (director of photography)
 1991 JFK (director of photography)
 1991 The Doors (director of photography)
 1991 City of Hope
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July (director of photography)
 1988 Talk Radio (director of photography)
 1988 Eight Men Out (director of photography)
 1987 Wall Street (director of photography)
 1987 Dudes (director of photography)
 1986 Platoon (director of photography)
 1986 Salvador
 1985 Losin' It: Sex and the American Teenager (TV Movie documentary) (director of photography)
 1982 Desperate Dreams (TV Movie documentary)
 1982 The Front Line (Documentary)
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Other Works:

Director of photography for Cingular Wireless TV commercial "Workday" (2005). See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Bob Richardson
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Personal Quote:

I don't watch my movies after I've shot them. I can't go back. I went back to see Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) with the AFI and I just can't watch it - I remember sitting there going, "I can't look at this", and I get out of the room, because all I can see are my faults - I'm just looking at how poor my work is, and that is an extraordinarily uncomfortable thing for me, so I walk out. I don't ... See more »

Trivia:

As of 2017, he contributed with the cinematography of eight films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Platoon (1986), Born on the Fourth of July (1989), JFK (1991), A Few Good Men (1992), The Aviator (2004), Inglourious Basterds (2009), Hugo (2011), Django Unchained (2012). Of those, Platoon (1986) is a winner in the category. Richardson's Oscars were for his work on JFK (1991), The ... See more »

Trademark:

One strong key light facing straight down to create a pool of light or a bounce light off of a performer. See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Virgo

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