Dennis Ayling

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Birthday
23, 1917
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 24, 1998 (81)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
23, 1917
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Oct 24, 1998 (81)

About

Famous for his Academy Award-winning visual effects work on the 1979 science fiction feature Alien, this English cinematographer is also remembered for his work on the 1963 musical movie The Cool Mikado and on the 1967 documentary film 9 Days in Summer.

Before Fame

During the World War II years, he served in Burma as a member of the Royal Air Force's photographic unit.

Trivia

He directed a 1961 short documentary film titled Men on Wheels.

Family Life

He was born and raised in London, England.

Associated With

He and fellow Academy Award-winning English cinematographer Freddie Francis were born in the same year.