Wilkie Cooper
Date of Birth
Oct 19, 1911
Birth Place:
London, England, UK


British cinematographer Wilkie Cooper started out in films as a teenaged actor, but like most professional kids he was mesmerized by the technical end of moviemaking. Cooper's first assignment as a lighting cameraman was on the troubled Conquest of the Air, which began production in 1936 but didn't wrap until the middle of the war. Evidently draft-exempt, Cooper worked steadily during the war...