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Richard H Kline

Cinematographer

Born - 15 November 1926, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died - 7 August 2018

Shaven-headed American cinematographer who shot more than 50 feature films in a 55-year career. After beginning as an assistant cameraman on The Return of the Vampire (1943), his credits as camera operator include Prison Warden (1949), The Magic Carpet (1951), Pirates of Tripoli (1955), Pal Joey (1957), Bell, Book and Candle (1958), Elmer Gantry (1960), Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) and The Pink Panther (1963). As director of photography, he made Chamber of Horrors (1966), Camelot (1967), The Boston Strangler (1968), The Andromeda Strain (1971), Soylent Green (1973), Mandingo (1975), King Kong (1976), The Fury (1978), Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979), Body Heat (1981), Breathless (1983), All of Me (1984), Touch and Go (1986), My Stepmother is an Alien (1988), Downtown (1990), Double Impact (1991) and Meet Wally Sparks (1997), his last. Twice Oscar-nominated, he died from natural causes.