Gregg Toland29th May, 1904 (Age: 113) · Charleston - Illinois - USA
Gregg Toland, A.S.C. (May 29, 1904 – September 28, 1948) was
an American cinematographer noted for his innovative use of lighting and
techniques such as deep focus, an example of which can be found in his work on
Orson Welles' Citizen Kane.
Toland was born in Charleston, Illinois on May 29, 1904.
During the 1930s, Toland became the youngest cameraman in Hollywood but soon
one of its most sought-after cinematographers. Over a seven-year span
(1936–1942), he was nominated five times for the "Best
Cinematography" Osca ... Read more