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Haskell Wexler

Haskell WexlerBorn: 6-Feb-1922
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 27-Dec-2015
Location of death: Santa Monica, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Medium Cool

Military service: US Merchant Marines

Acclaimed cinematographer whose works included Blade Runner, The Conversation, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Won Oscars for Bound for Glory and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and directed the cult hit Medium Cool.

His son, Jeff Wexler, won an Oscar for the sound mix on Almost Famous.

Father: Simon Wexler
Mother: Lottie Wexler
Brother: Jerrold Wexler (b. 27-Jun-1924, d. 10-Nov-1992)
Sister: Joyce Isaacs
Brother: Yale Wexler (actor, b. 1930, d. 1996)
Wife: Nancy Ashenhurst (m. 1943, div. 1953, two children)
Son: Jeff Wexler (sound mixer)
Daughter: Kathy Wexler
Wife: Marian Witt (m. 1954, div. 1987, one child)
Son: Mark S. Wexler (film producer)
Wife: Rita Taggart (actress, b. 1947, m. 1989 until his death)

    University: University of California at Berkeley

    Dean for America
    Democracy for America
    Kucinich for President
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1996 (motion pictures)
    Oscar for Best Cinematography for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
    Oscar for Best Cinematography for Bound for Glory (1976)
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Color Blindness

    Latino (Oct-1985)
    Medium Cool (27-Aug-1969)

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    Uncle Meat (1987) · Himself

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