Bill Butler

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Birthday
7, 1921
Birthplace
Cripple Creek, CO
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1921 (age 98)
Birthplace
Cripple Creek, CO

About

Cinematographer known for his work on influential movies like Jaws, The Conversation, and three Rocky films. He earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Cinematography for his work on One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in engineering. He made his debut as cinematographer on the TV documentary The Bold Men.

Trivia

He was given the job on One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest after the original cinematographer, Haskell Wexler, was fired from the movie.

Family Life

He married his second wife Iris in 1984. He was previously married to Alma H. Smith from 1943 to 1983. 

Associated With

He was the cinematographer on the classic 1974 film The Conversation, starring Gene Hackman.