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Walter Lassally

18 December 1926 to 23 October 2017

A German cinematographer whose career began as a clapper boy after his family fled to London in 1939, Lassally shot films such as The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) and Tom Jones (1963). He received a BAFTA nomination for his work on Heat and Dust (1983) and won an Oscar for Zorba the Greek (1964).

Read Walter Lassally's Guardian obituary here.