Ernest Laszlo

Ernest Laszlo

Ernest Laszlo
Born (1898-04-23)April 23, 1898
Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died January 6, 1984(1984-01-06) (aged 85)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1928-1977
Title A.S.C.
Board member of A.S.C. President (1973-1975)
Spouse(s) Rosa Ellen Nelson
Awards Best Cinematography Ship of Fools 1966

Ernest Laszlo, A.S.C. (April 23, 1898 – January 6, 1984) was a Hungarian-American cinematographer for over 60 films, and was known for his frequent collaborations with directors Robert Aldrich and Stanley Kramer. He was a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, and was its president from 1972 to 1974.


  • Life and career 1
  • Filmography 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Life and career

Born in Budapest, he emigrated to the United States and began working as a camera operator on such silent films as Wings (1927). Between 1927 and 1977, he served as cinematographer on sixty-nine films. Between 1961 and 1976 Laszlo was nominated for eight Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, and won the award in 1966 for Ship of Fools. He died in Los Angeles, California in 1984.



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