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Robert Paynter

12 March 1928 to 19 October 2010

A particular favourite of directors Michael Winner and John Landis, Paynter lit such movies as Hannibal Brooks (1969), The Nightcomers (1971), Superman II (1980), An American Werewolf in London (1981), Trading Places (1985) and When The Whales Came (1989). He also shot Michael Jackson’s groundbreaking pop promo Thriller for Landis.

- Read Robert Paynter's Guardian obituary.

- Read Robert Paynter's Telegraph obituary.