38 wins & 57 nominations.
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Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.
4 Biographical Movies |
38 Print Biographies |
4 Portrayals |
6 Interviews |
57 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Did You Know?
Part of my problem is that I cannot dispel the myths that have somehow accumulated over the years. Somebody writes something, it's completely off the wall, but it gets filed and repeated until everyone believes it. For instance, I've read that I wear a football helmet in the car.
His dislike of his early film Fear and Desire
(1953) is well known. He went out of his way to buy all the prints of it so no one else could see it.
Known for his exorbitant shooting ratio and endless takes, he reportedly exposed an incredible 1.3 million feet of film while shooting The Shining
(1980), the release print of which runs for 142 minutes. Thus, he used less than 1% of the exposed film stock, making his shooting ratio an indulgent 102:1 when a ratio of 5 or 10:1 is considered the norm.