Jack Asher
Date of Birth
Mar 29, 1906
Birth Place:
London, England, UK


The older brother of director Robert Asher, cinematographer Jack Asher was involved in the British film industry from 1930 on. Graduating to lighting cameraman after World War II, Asher worked on Gothic mellers like Jassy (1947) and contemporary dramas like The Astonished Heart (1950). He is best known for his vivid (albeit slightly overlit) color camerawork on such Hammer Studios horrors as...