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Billy Williams (cinematographer)

British cinematographer

Billy Williams OBE, BSC (born 3 June 1929) is a British cinematographer.[1][2] He was born in London.

Williams is known for his works for Women in Love (1969), Gandhi (1982), for which he won an Oscar, and On Golden Pond (1981).[3] He worked in the RAF as a photographer. On leaving the RAF he got a job with British Transport Films (BTF), filming all forms of transportation.[4]

Williams retired on New Year's Day 1996. He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2009 Birthday Honours.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Billy Williams".
  2. "BSC Members - British Society of Cinematographers". bscine.com.
  3. "Billy Williams - Biography, Movie Highlights and Photos - AllMovie". AllMovie.
  4. "Cinematography: A Dialogue with Billy Williams OBE, BSC & Vanessa Whyte – University of Greenwich Galleries". www.greenwichunigalleries.co.uk.