Ernest Haller

American cinematographer (1896–1970) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Ernest Jacob Haller (May 31, 1896 – October 21, 1970), sometimes known as Ernie J. Haller, was an American cinematographer.

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Ernest Haller
Born(1896-05-31)May 31, 1896
Los Angeles, California, US
DiedOctober 21, 1970(1970-10-21) (aged 74)
Marina Del Rey, California, US
Years active1920 - 1965

He was most notable for his involvement in Gone with the Wind (1939), and his close professional relationships with prominent actresses of the time, such as Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, and Ingrid Bergman.

Haller was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography seven times for Jezebel, All This, and Heaven Too, Mildred Pierce, The Flame and The Arrow, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and Lilies of the Field; winning once for Gone with the Wind.[1]

He was killed in a car accident in Marina Del Rey, California on October 21, 1970, at the age of 74, and was buried at Freedom Mausoleum, Forest Lawn, Glendale, CA.[2]