Haskell Wexler, a two-time Academy Award-winning cinematographer — for “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” and “Bound for Glory” — and the writer-director of the landmark 1969 film “Medium Cool,” died Sunday morning. He was 93.
The multiple Award winning Haskell Wexler (February 6, 1922 - December 27, 2015) has died at age 93. He was at the top of his craft having photographed such notable films as 'The Best Man', 'The Loved One', 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?', 'In the Heat of the Night', 'Medium Cool' (which he also directed), 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest', 'Bound for Glory', 'Matewan' and many others. He also directed and/or shot some documentaries that promoted his progressive political views.