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John Alton

AKA Johann Altmann

Born: 5-Oct-1901
Birthplace: Sopron, Hungary
Died: 2-Jun-1996
Location of death: Santa Barbara, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Cinematographer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: An American in Paris

Wife: Rozalia Kiss (d. 1987)

    Oscar for Best Cinematography 1952 for An American in Paris (shared)

Author of books:
Painting with Light (1945)

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