Oscar-winning cinematographer who was
His first cinematography work came in 1922 with the silent film Foolish Wives.
He was nominated for an Academy Award for his cinematography on the 1930 Anna Christie, and won one for the 1949 classic noir The Naked City.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio.
Though often considered to have created through his techniques the immortal Greta Garbo, he said the only thing he did was make the "camera peer into the eyes to see what was there."