Jack Cardiff Overview:

Director, Jack Cardiff, was born on Sep 18, 1914 in Yarmouth, England. Cardiff died at the age of 94 on Apr 22, 2009 in Ely, England .



Jack Cardiff was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for Best Cinematography for Black Narcissus in 1947. He also won one Honorary Award in 2000 , master of light and color.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1947Best CinematographyBlack Narcissus (1947)N/AWon
1956Best CinematographyWar and Peace (1965)N/ANominated
1960Best DirectorSons and Lovers (1960)N/ANominated
1961Best CinematographyFanny (1961)N/ANominated

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)

2000Honorary Award, master of light and color


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Was one of the only photographers Marilyn Monroe trusted to make her look beautiful. He took many photos of her during the filming of The Prince and the Showgirl (1957).

Received a honorary Oscar in 2001.

He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen's 2000 New Year's Honours list for his services to cinematography.

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