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Sol Negrin

  • Birthplace: New York City
Date of passing: 
March 20, 2017

Obituary

Sol Negrin was a cinematographer and camera operator best known for his work on the 1970s TV series Kojak. Negrin was nominated for five Emmy Awards, three for Kojak, one for the telefilm The Last Tenant, starring Tony Lo Bianco and Lee Strasberg, and another for the series Baker’s Dozen.

Negrin also contributed to the series McCloud, St. Elsewhere, The Lucie Arnaz Show, Naked City, The Defenders, East Side/West Side, The Patty Duke Show, Fame, and Car 54, Where Are You?

Additionally, Negrin worked on the films Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy; RoboCop; Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster; Jaws 2; Superman, with Christopher Reeve; and Clean and Sober, starring Michael Keaton.

Sol Negrin was a cinematographer and camera operator best known for his work on the 1970s TV series Kojak. Negrin was nominated for five Emmy Awards, three for Kojak, one for the telefilm The Last Tenant, starring Tony Lo Bianco and Lee Strasberg, and another for the series Baker’s Dozen.

Negrin also contributed to the series McCloud, St. Elsewhere, The Lucie Arnaz Show, Naked City, The Defenders, East Side/West Side, The Patty Duke Show, Fame, and Car 54, Where Are You?

Additionally, Negrin worked on the films Coming to America, starring Eddie Murphy; RoboCop; Frankenstein Meets the Spacemonster; Jaws 2; Superman, with Christopher Reeve; and Clean and Sober, starring Michael Keaton.

Negrin earned four Clio Awards for his work in commercials.

In 2010, he was honored with the President Award from the American Society of Cinematographers.

Negrin died March 20, 2017. He was 88.

 

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 Sol Negrin

 Sol Negrin

Photo credit: 
Owen Roizman, ASC

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