Gregg Toland

29th May, 1904 (Age: 113) · Charleston - Illinois - USA

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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

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