Gordon Willis
Date of Birth
May 28, 1931
Birth Place:
Queens, NY


Getting his start as a summer stock actor, American cinematographer Gordon Willis turned to photography after experience as an Air Force cameraman. In 1970, the 39-year-old Willis lensed his first feature film, The Landlord. Following his debut behind the camera, Willis worked steadily throughout the 1970s, on films such as The Paper Chase (1973), The Parallax View (1974), and...