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Leon Shamroy

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Name Leon Shamroy
Date of Birth July 16, 1901
Profession Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, and Director
Net Worth $7 million

Leon Shamroy, born Leon Shamroyevsky, was an American film cinematographer. He is best known for The Black Swan (1942),Wilson (1944), Leave Her to Heaven (1945), David and Bathsheba (1951), The Robe (1953), Cleopatra (1963), The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) and Planet of the Apes (1968).

He and Charles Lang share the record for most number of Academy Award nominations for Cinematography. During his five-decade career, he gained eighteen nominations with four wins, sharing the record with Joseph Ruttenberg.

Shamroy died in 1974 at the age of 72. You might be interested to know more about Leon Shamroy. So, in this article, we discussed all information about Leon Shamroy's net worth, wiki, bio, career, height, weight, family, pics, affairs, car, salary, age, and other details in 2024. So let's get started...

Leon Shamroy Biography

Do you wanna know Leon Shamroy's full Biodata? Leon Shamroy also known as The Cameraman's Camerama was a Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, and Director. He was born in on July 16, 1901. He was 122 years old. Take a look at the following table for more information.

Name Leon Shamroy
Birthname Leonard Tolstoy Shamroy
Nickname The Cameraman's Camerama
  • Leonard Shamroy
  • Leo Shamroy
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1901-7-16
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 1974-7-7
Deathplace Los Angeles, California, USA (undisclosed)
Aged 122
Country United States
Nationality American
Height m
Weight KG
Profession Cinematographer, Camera and Electrical Department, and Director

Leon Shamroy Net Worth, and Salary 2024

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Leon Shamroy Age, and Birthday Info 2024

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Birthday July 16, 1901
Name of the Day Tuesday
Zodiac Sign (Horoscope) Cancer
Next Birthday 16 July, 2024
Aged 122 years
Place of Birth New York City, New York, USA
Country of Birth United States
Date of death 1974-7-7
Place of death Los Angeles, California, USA (undisclosed)

Leon Shamroy's Height, Weight, and Physical Condition

What is the physical condition of Leon Shamroy? He is no more. He died on July 07, 1974. The cause of the death of Leon Shamroy was undisclosed. How tall was Leon Shamroy? Want to know Leon Shamroy's Height Weight in Feet-Inch or Meter-Centimeter? In this section, we discussed height-weight along with eyes and hair colors. height was Not Known, and weight was .

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Leon Shamroy's' Family (Wife, Children, Parents, Siblings, Relatives)

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Marital Status Married
  • Mary Anderson (12 May 1953 - 7 July 1974) (his death) (1 child)
  • Audrey Mason (2 February 1938 - 23 April 1948) (divorced) (2 children)
  • Rosamund Marcus (1 November 1925 - 1 February 1937) (divorced) (1 child)

Leon Shamroy Facts and Trivia Timeline

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He can be seen taking a bow on the Ape City set of Planet of the Apes (1968) in Roddy McDowall's 16mm footage on the two-disc 35th anniversary DVD edition of that film, and has a cameo in Caprice (1967).


President American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) 1947-1948.

Though Ben Lyon may have been the first to discover Marilyn Monroe, it was Shamroy who shot her very first Technicolor screen test. The six-minute test was filmed on the same set that had been used for the Betty Grable movie, Mother Wore Tights (1947). Ironically, both Monroe and Grable would later co-star in How to Marry a Millionaire (1953).


Cinematographer for six Oscar Best Picture nominees: Wilson (1944), Twelve O'Clock High (1949), The Robe (1953), Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955), The King and I (1956) and Cleopatra (1963).


Was the first of only three cinematographers to win consecutive Oscars for Best Cinematography (for The Black Swan (1942), for Wilson (1944) and Leave Her to Heaven (1945)). The others are Winton C. Hoch and John Toll.


Uncle of David Abel, famous for Top Hat (1935) and many other Fred Astaire movies plus Holiday Inn (1942).


Studied engineering at Columbia University and entered the film business as a lab technician with Fox in 1920. Became full director of photography in 1927, at first shooting documentaries for Robert J. Flaherty. At Paramount 1933-37, then under contract to 20th Century-Fox (1939-69), where he became the studio's leading cinematographer, expert in Technicolor and 70mm CinemaScope. A genius at lighting, he often employed colored filters to create specific emotional moods and atmosphere.


He is one of only six cinematographers to have a star on the famous "Hollywood Walk of Fame"; the others are Hal Mohr, Ray Rennahan, J. Peverell Marley, Conrad L. Hall and Haskell Wexler.

Along with Charles Lang, he holds the record for having been nominated for an Oscar more times--18--than any other Director of Photography; Shamroy won four Oscars. Lang won one.

Had a reputation for being very gruff and short-tempered.

Brother-in-law of James Anderson.

Brother of Bernard B. Ray.

Father of Paul Shamroy, with his first wife, Rosamund.

Leon Shamroy Educational Qualifications

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FAQs about Leon Shamroy

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  • What was the Net Worth of Leon Shamroy?

The Net Worth of Leon Shamroy was $7 million.

  • What was the Height of Leon Shamroy?

The height of Leon Shamroy was m.

  • Where was the birthplace of Leon Shamroy?

The birthplace of Leon Shamroy was New York City, New York, USA.

  • What was the Date of Birth of Leon Shamroy?

The birthday of Leon Shamroy was on 1901-7-16.

  • Was Leon Shamroy Married?

The marital status of Leon Shamroy was: Married


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