Owen Roizman

Born: 1936, Brooklyn, New York

Highlighted works

  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    An electrifying story of demonic possession in contemporary America, William Friedkin’s controversial adaptation of a best-selling novel ranks among Hollywood’s most celebrated horror films.

  • The French Connection

    Popeye Doyle’s (Gene Hackman) pursuit by car of a fleeing killer on an elevated train is a masterpiece of staging.

  • Network

    Network

    This scabrous newsroom satire became a cult favourite in an era when criticism of mainstream American corporate media was largely the preserve of the Left.

  • Tootsie

    Tootsie

    With the help of some heavy cosmetics and the right wardrobe, an out-of-work actor becomes a star.

Filmography

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