|Birth Day:||November 22, 1915|
|Death Date:||Mar 17, 2014 (age 98)|
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As per our current Database, Oswald Morris died on Mar 17, 2014 (age 98).
He first became intrigued by film while working as a projectionist at a local cinema. His first film as a cinematographer was for Golden Salamander.
Morris was raised in Middlesex (now the London Borough of Hillingdon), and attended the Bishopshalt School. His interest in film began at an early age; during summer vacations, he would work as a projectionist at the local cinema. Dropping out in 1932, he started working in the film industry at Wembley Studios as an unpaid gofer for Michael Powell, among others, eventually graduating to the positions of clapper boy and camera assistant on quota quickies. By his 20s, Morris was a camera operator, first at Wembley, and later at Elstree.
Morris was married twice. His first marriage to the former Connie Sharp produced three children, Gillian, Christine and Roger. The marriage lasted from 1939 until she died in 1963. In 1966, Morris married Lee Turner a member of the continuity production staff on the Franco Zeffirelli film of The Taming of the Shrew (1967). This marriage lasted until she died in 2003. His survivors included his three children, 10 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren.
Morris was a Fellow of The Royal Photographic Society and was named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1998. He published his memoirs, Huston, We Have a Problem: A Kaleidoscope of Filmmaking Memories ( ISBN 978-0810857063), in 2006. In his later years, Morris participated in the film course at Bournemouth University.
In June 2009, the recently completed central building of the National Film and Television School was officially named The Oswald Morris Building in his honour.
Oswald was born in Ruislip and died in Dorset, England.
Currently, Oswald Morris is 106 years, 10 months and 6 days old. Oswald Morris will celebrate 107th birthday on a Tuesday 22nd of November 2022. Below we countdown to Oswald Morris upcoming birthday.