Wally Pfister

American cinematographer and film director

Walter C. "Wally" Pfister (born July 8, 1961) is an Academy Award-winning American cinematographer and movie director who is known for his cinematography in Batman Begins, Memento, Moneyball, Insomnia, The Dark Knight, Inception, and in The Dark Knight Rises. He began his directing career in the 2014 movie Transcendence.[1]

Wally Pfister
Walter C. Pfister

(1961-07-08) July 8, 1961 (age 60)
Other namesWalter Pfister
W. C. Pfister
OccupationCinematographer, Director
Years active1988–present
Spouse(s)Anna Julien (1992–present)
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Cinematography for Inception (2010)

Pfister was born on July 8, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois.[2] He was raised both in Chicago and in New York City, New York. Pfister was married to Anna Julien since 1992. They had three children.


  1. Christopher Nolan To Produce Wally Pfister's Directorial Debut
  2. "Wally Pfister, ASC". Cameraguild. Archived from the original on 2008-09-07. Retrieved 2009-08-05.

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