Academy-Award nominated cinematographer for The Abyss and Backdraft.
He had a long career in Danish cinema before transitioning to Hollywood films in the late 1980s.
He gained the respect of critics and audiences alike with his acclaimed directorial effort, the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers.
He married Nancy Blewer in 2000.
He worked as the cinematographer for director James Cameron on the 1989 science fiction film The Abyss.