Haskell Wexler, A.S.C. (February 6, 1922 – December 27, 2015) was an American cinematographer, movie producer, screenwriter and director. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He won an Academy Award for Best Cinematography in 1966.
Wexler was known for his works One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Medium Cool, In the Heat of the Night, Days of Heaven and for Matewan. He was said to be one of film history's ten most influential cinematographers in a survey of the members of the International Cinematographers Guild.
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- "Top 10 Most Influential Cinematographers Voted on by Camera Guild". PRNewswire. October 16, 2003. Retrieved January 17, 2014.
- Richard Natale (December 27, 2015). "Haskell Wexler, Oscar-Winning Cinematographer and Documentary Filmmaker, Dies at 93". Variety. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
- Matt Brenan (December 27, 2015). "Haskell Wexler, Legendary Cinematographer, Dead at 93". Indie Wire.com. Retrieved December 27, 2015.
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Haskell Wexler.|
- Haskell Wexler on IMDb
- A documentary about Wexler's 1969 film Medium Cool
- Haskell Wexler, ASC, Focuses on the Making of Matewan
- John Patterson, "Through a lens darkly", The Guardian, interview, June 2, 2006
- Underground Album Details at Smithsonian Folkways
- Video interview of Wexler about the film Medium Cool