|Died||2 December 2014 (aged 88)|
(m. 1951; her death 2014)
He was born in London in 1926. Early employment by Kodak and De Havilland Aircraft was followed by service in the Royal Navy during WW II. Fisher then worked as a clapper boy at Alliance Riverside Studios, Twickenham, and as assistant cameraman on documentaries for Wessex Films, before becoming a Focus puller at Shepperton Studios. After years in this capacity on films such as An Inspector Calls (1954), he was promoted to Camera operator on Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), before finally becoming Director of Photography on Joseph Losey's Accident (1967). He collaborated with Losey on a further seven films, including The Go-Between in 1971. In 1976 Fisher was nominated for the Best Cinematography Award by the British Society of Cinematographers, for Aces High, and in 1977 was nominated for a BAFTA Award for the same film. In 1977 he was nominated in the César Awards for Best Cinematography for Monsieur Klein.
(as Cinematographer unless stated otherwise)
- Man in the Wilderness
- A Doll's House
- Aces High
- Running on Empty
- Escape to Victory
- The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
- When Saturday Comes
- Wise Blood
- The Island of Dr. Moreau
- Don Giovanni
- The Go-Between
- The Offence
- The Holcrost Covenant
- Dead Bang
- The Romantic Englishwoman
- The Deep Blue Sea (as assistant camera)
- Ned Kelly
- The Ninth Configuration
- The Exorcist III
- Monsieur Klein
- The Sea Gull
- "Gerry Fisher".
- "Gerry Fisher - obituary". 18 October 2017 – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
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- Mayer, Geoff (2003). Guide to British cinema. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 4. ISBN 978-0-313-30307-4.
- "Gerry Fisher BSC 1926 - 2014". Archived from the original on 2014-12-29. Retrieved 2014-12-28.
- "Gerry Fisher: Prolific cinematographer who worked with some of the". 20 February 2015.
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