Chris Menges
Date of Birth
Sep 15, 1940
Birth Place:
Herefordshire, England

Biography

British-born Chris Menges worked his way up from the editing room to documentary cameraman, earning the respect of his peers through his willingness to film in perilous locations under near-impossible circumstances. This may be why Menges evinced no fear of formidable director Lindsay Anderson when he was hired in 1968 as camera operator on Anderson's If.... By 1970, Menges was a full director of...