Robert De Grasse
|Died||January 28, 1971 (aged 70)|
|Other names||Bob De Grasse|
Robert De Grasse (February 9, 1900 - January 28, 1971) was an American cinematographer and member of the American Society of Cinematographers. Throughout his career, he was nominated for an Academy Award in 1939 and a Primetime Emmy Award in 1958.
Born in Maplewood, New Jersey where his family was working in the fledgling movie industry, he was the nephew of film actor Sam De Grasse. Robert De Grasse began his career as an assistant cameraman then moved on to become a full-time cinematographer by the time he was 21 years old.
He worked on over 100 movies including Vigil in the Night (1940), The Leopard Man (1943) and The Body Snatcher (1945) as well as classic television shows such as I Love Lucy and The Dick Van Dyke Show.
Robert De Grasse died in 1971 in Newport Beach, California.
|1939||11th Academy Awards||Best Cinematography||Vivacious Lady||Nominated|
|1958||10th Primetime Emmy Awards||Best Cinematography for Television||The Danny Thomas Show||Nominated|||
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