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Janusz Kamiński

Cinematographer Janusz Kamiński
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Profession: Cinematographer

Nationality:
Poland
Polish

Why Famous: Noted for his collaborations with Steven Spielberg, Kamiński has worked on his films since 1993. In that year he provided the cinematography for "Schindler's List", for which he won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography.

Kamiński won this second Oscar for Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan" in 1998.

Born: June 27, 1959
Birthplace: Ziębice, Poland
Age: 61 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1995-05-20 "Broadcast News" actress Holly Hunter (37) weds cinematographer Janusz Kaminski (35)
  • 2004-01-12 Two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer Janusz Kaminski (44) weds ABC-TV correspondent Rebecca Rankin in Los Angeles

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