Bernie Abramson Net Worth
Bernie Abramson made money by Celebrities niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Bernie Abramson earned $93 Million. Exact sum is $93000000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: November 3, 1923, Los Angeles, California, United States
Death date: August 14, 2010, Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Profession: Camera Department, Cinematographer, Miscellaneous Crew
Movies: It Happened at Lakewood Manor, Bakers Hawk
Wikipedia Source: Bernie Abramson
Born in Los Angeles, California and started his photography in junior high school. He joined the United States Navy in 1942 as an aerial cameraman and was the first photographer to photgraph the Japanese fleet at the island of Palau. His aerial photos resulted in the sinking of in excess of 50 ships and the destruction of 150 of their aircraft for which he received numerous decorations. His plane was shot down in 1945 and he spent 2 1/2 days in the water before being rescued by the USS Bowers. After being released from a Naval hospital and at the end of the war, Abramson resumed his photographic activities as a photographer in the motion picture industry. Among the productions to his credit as a photographer are to name a few The Alamo, West Side Story, Dirty Harry, The War Wagon, Cleopatra, Oceans Eleven, Sergeants Three, Donovans Reef, The Wild Bunch, and Some Like It Hot. It was on the production of Oceans 11 that Bernie became the favorite of the Rat Pack and was always invited to the private functions. In 1977 Bernie gave up still photography and became a Director of Photography and his first credit as a Director of Photography was Up the Sandbox with Barbra Streisand. Currently Abramson is still employed as a DP and has just completed a feature titled _Lethal_.