Victor J. Kemper
Victor Jay Kemper
April 14, 1927
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
|President of the American Society of Cinematographers|
|Preceded by||William A. Fraker|
|Succeeded by||Owen Roizman|
|Preceded by||Woody Omens|
|Succeeded by||Steven B. Poster|
Victor Jay Kemper (born April 14, 1927) is a retired American cinematographer.
Kemper was born in Newark, New Jersey, the son of Florence (née Freedman) and Louis Kemper. He is a graduate of Seton Hall University.
As a cinematographer, Kemper collaborated extensively with director Arthur Hiller. Kemper worked with the leading directors of the 1970s including John Cassavetes, Sidney Lumet, Anthony Harvey, Michael Ritchie, Ulu Grosbard, Peter Yates, Karel Reisz, Elaine May, J. Lee Thompson, Elia Kazan, George Roy Hill, Robert Wise, Carl Reiner, Bob Rafelson, Irvin Kershner, Richard Attenborough, and Norman Jewison.
He is a member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC), and was its president twice, from 1993 to 1996, and from 1999 to 2001.
|Primetime Emmy Awards||1987||Outstanding Cinematography for a Miniseries or a Special||Kojak: The Price of Justice||Nominated|
|American Society of Cinematographers||1988||Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in Mini-Series or Specials||Nominated|
|1998||Lifetime Achievement Award||N/A||Won|