Bill Butler (cinematographer)

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Bill Butler
Born Wilmer C. Butler
April 7, 1921 (1921-04-07) (age 93)
Cripple Creek, Colorado, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1969 – present
Spouse Alma H. Smith (m. 1943–1983)
Iris Butler (m. 1984)
Children Genevieve Butler,
Chelsea Butler
Awards American Society of Cinematographers Lifetime Achievement Award

Wilmer C. “Bill” Butler, A.S.C. (born April 7, 1921) is an American cinematographer, part of the New Hollywood generation. He shot The Conversation (1974), Jaws (1975), and three Rocky sequels. He completed 1975's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest after Haskell Wexler was fired from the production.

Movies[change | edit source]

  • Evil Angel (2009)
  • Redline (2007)
  • Joe and Max (2002)
  • Anaconda (1997)
  • Flipper (1996)
  • Beethoven's 2nd (1993)
  • Hot Shots! (1991)
  • Child's Play (1988)
  • Rocky IV (1985)
  • Rocky III (1982)
  • Stripes (1981)
  • It's My Turn (1980)
  • Rocky II (1979)
  • Capricorn One (1978)
  • Grease (1978)
  • Damien: Omen II (1978)
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) (additional photography)
  • Jaws (1975)
  • The Conversation (1974)
  • Drive, He Said (1971)

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