Andrew Lesnie

Australian cinematographer

Andrew Lesnie ACS ASC (1 January 1956 – 27 April 2015) was an Australian movie cinematographer. He was best known as the cinematographer for The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–2003) and its prequel The Hobbit trilogy (2012–2014), both directed by New Zealand director Peter Jackson. He received the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in 2002. He also worked on I Am Legend (2007) and The Water Diviner (2014).

Lesnie was born in Sydney, New South Wales. He died from a heart attack on 27 April 2015 in Sydney, aged 59.[1]

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  1. "Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie has died from a heart attack". 28 April 2015. Archived from the original on 29 April 2015. Retrieved 28 April 2015.

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