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Robert Yeoman

Robert Yeoman
Born March 10, 1951
Erie, Pennsylvania

Robert David Yeoman, ASC (born March 10, 1951) is an American cinematographer. Yeoman is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers.[1]

Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Yeoman spent his childhood in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University in 1973 and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts in 1979.[2]

Yeoman's first filmwork was done as a second unit director of photography on To Live and Die in LA, directed by William Friedkin in 1986. He went on to shoot many independent films including Gus Van Sant's Drugstore Cowboy — for which he won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography[3] — Noah Baumbach's The Squid and the Whale, and Roman Coppola's CQ. He has worked on every live action film by Wes Anderson, including Bottle Rocket (1996), Rushmore (1998), and Moonrise Kingdom (2012) as cinematographer, and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), The Darjeeling Limited (2007) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), credited as director of photography.

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  1. ^ American Society of Cinematographers Roster, Accessed September 18, 2009.
  2. ^ Notable Alumni at USC School of Cinematic Arts
  3. ^ Drugstore Cowboy (1989), The New York Times. Accessed September 18, 2009.

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