Koenekamp, Fred J.
|Birthname||Frederick James Koenekamp|
|born on||11 November 1922 at 10:10 (= 10:10 AM )|
|Place||Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15|
|Timezone||PST h8w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||18°35' 11°19 Asc. 06°51'|
American cinematographer who worked in television and feature films from the early 1960s, winning the Oscar for The Towering Inferno (1974), along with Joseph Biroc.
He was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for his work on The Man from U.N.C.L.E. in 1965 and 1966. He was also nominated for an Oscar for Patton (1970) and Islands in the Stream (1977). Other films shot by Koenekamp include Papillon (1973), Fun with Dick and Jane (1977), The Swarm (1978) and The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984). He was a frequent collaborator of director Franklin J. Schaffner.
He was the son of cinematographer Hans F. Koenekamp. Fred J. Koenekamp died on 31 May 2017 at the age of 94 in Bonita Springs, Florida.
- associate relationship with Schaffner, Franklin J. (born 30 May 1920). Notes: Cinematography collaborators
Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.
- Family : Childhood : Family noted (Father)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 94)
- Vocation : Art : Photography (Film and TV cinematographer)
- Notable : Awards : Emmy (Two nominations)
- Notable : Awards : Oscar (Best Cinematography)
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (ASC Award)