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Michael Ballhaus

Cinematographer

Born - 5 August 1935, Berlin, Germany
Died - 12 April 2017

Much-in-demand German cinematographer with weathered, moustachioed, heavy-headed features. Following extensive experience in Germany, especially on films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, he went to Hollywood in the early 1980s. Altogether he ran up more than 100 credits: We Two (1970), Beware of a Holy Whore (1971), The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant (1972), Fox and His Friends (1975), The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979), Lili Marleen (1981), Sheer Madness (1983), After Hours (1985), The Color of Money (1986), Working Girl (1988), Postcards from the Edge (1990), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Quiz Show (1994), Air Force One (1997), Wild Wild West (1999), Gangs of New York (2002), Something's Gotta Give (2003), The Departed (2006) and 3096 Days (2013), his last. He died in his native Berlin 'after a short illness'.