William H Daniels

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Birthday
1, 1901
Birthplace
Brooklyn, OH
Death Date
Jun 14, 1970 (68)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
1, 1901
Birthplace
Brooklyn, OH
Death Date
Jun 14, 1970 (68)

About

Oscar-winning cinematographer who was Greta Garbo's personal cameraman for 21 of her films from the 1920s and through the 1930s.

Before Fame

His first cinematography work came in 1922 with the silent film Foolish Wives.

Trivia

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.

Family Life

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

Associated With

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."