Robert Richardson

Cameraman + Photographer
Born Aug 27, 1955

Robert Bridge Richardson, ASC is an American cinematographer. He has won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography three times, for his work on JFK, The Aviator, and Hugo. Richardson is and has been a frequent collaborator for several directors, including Oliver Stone, John Sayles, Errol Morris, Quentin Tarantino and Martin Scorsese.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Robert Richardson.


1955 Birth Born on August 27, 1955.


1988 32 Years Old In 1988, he filmed Eight Men Out for John Sayles.
1989 33 Years Old In 1989, he earned his second Best Cinematography Oscar nomination for Stone's Born on the Fourth of July.
1991 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1991, Richardson won the first of his Best Cinematography Academy Awards for his work on Stone's JFK; he also shot Stone's The Doors that same year.
1992 36 Years Old In 1992, he worked as director of photography on Rob Reiner's A Few Good Men and served as a 2nd unit photographer for Haskell Wexler on To the Moon, Alice, a "Showtime 30-Minute Movie" (for which he was also credited as visual consultant).
1995 39 Years Old 1 More Event
He began a long working relationship with Martin Scorsese in 1995, beginning with Casino.


1997 41 Years Old In 1997, Richardson photographed Errol Morris's documentary Fast, Cheap and Out of Control as well as filming the majority of Stone's U Turn and serving as director of photography for Barry Levinson's Wag the Dog. … Read More
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