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Roger Deakins
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    (May 24, 1949- )
    Born in Torquay, Devon, England, United Kingdom
    English cinematographer
    Notable credits include 'Barton Fink,' 'The Shawshank Redemption,' 'Fargo,' 'Kundun,' 'O Brother Where Art Thou?' 'A Beautiful Mind,' 'The Man Who Wasn't There,' 'No Country for Old Men,' 'Skyfall,' 'Prisoners,' 'Sicario,' 'Blade Runner 2049,' and '1917'
    Won the 2018 Best Cinematography Oscar for 'Blade Runner 2049'
    Won the 2020 Best Cinematography Oscar for '1917'
    He initially was denied admission to England's National Film and Television School because his photography was considered not 'filmic' enough.
    He filmed a music video for rocker Meat Loaf.
    He did cinematography work for the critically panned film 'The Goldfinch (2019).'
    Prior to his first win in 2018, his 13 nominations tied him with George Folsey as the most nominated cinematographer without a win at the Oscars.
    His trademark cinematography is usually marked by its simple lighting design, often using only one or two lights.
    He is a favorite director of photography for esteemed filmmakers such as the Coen Brothers and Sam Mendes.
    He worked as one of the visual consultants for Pixar's animated feature 'WALL-E (2008).'
    He filmed anthropological documentaries in India and Sudan.
    One of his influences is Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa.

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