Bill Butler (cinematographer)

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Bill Butler
Born
Wilmer C. Butler

(1921-04-07) April 7, 1921 (age 98)
Cripple Creek, Colorado, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
OccupationCinematographer
Years active1969 – present
Spouse(s)Alma H. Smith (m. 1943–1983)
Iris Butler (m. 1984)
ChildrenGenevieve Butler,
Chelsea Butler
AwardsAmerican 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 | change 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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