|Parent(s)||Ruth Schachter Morgenthau|
Henry Morgenthau III
|Family||Henry (Ben) Morgenthau (brother)|
Sarah Elinor Morgenthau (sister)
Mayer Lehman (great-great-grandfather)
Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (grandfather)
Elinor Morgenthau (grandmother)
Kramer Morgenthau, A.S.C., is an American cinematographer, best known for his work in films such as Thor: The Dark World, Chef and Terminator Genisys. He was also director of photography for some episodes of television series such as Vegas, Game of Thrones, Sleepy Hollow, and Boardwalk Empire. He is a member of both the famous Morgenthau dynasty and the Lehman banking family.
Morgenthau was born to a Jewish family, the son of Ruth (née Schachter) and Henry Morgenthau III. His father was an author and television producer. His mother was professor of international politics at Brandeis University, an advisor to President Jimmy Carter on rural development in poor countries, and in 1988 ran unsuccessfully as a Democratic candidate for Congress in Rhode Island.
His great-great-grandfather was businessman Mayer Lehman. He has one brother, Henry "Ben" Morgenthau (born 1964) and one sister, Sarah Elinor Morgenthau (born 1963). His grandfather was Henry Morgenthau Jr., the U.S. Treasury secretary during the Roosevelt administration. His great-grandfather, Henry Morgenthau, was the ambassador to the Ottoman Empire during World War I; his uncle is Robert M. Morgenthau, Manhattan district attorney for 35 years.
|1999||The Big Brass Ring|
|2001||Green Dragon||Timothy Linh Bui|
|The Man from Elysian Fields||George Hickenlooper|
|2007||Full of It||Christian Charles|
|Feast of Love||Robert Benton|
|2008||The Express||Gary Fleder|
|2012||The Factory||Morgan O'Neill|
|2013||Thor: The Dark World||Alan Taylor|
|2015||Terminator Genisys||Alan Taylor|
|2017||Rebel in the Rye||Danny Strong|
|2018||The Darkest Minds||Jennifer Yuh Nelson|
|Creed II||Steven Caple Jr.|
|2010||Boardwalk Empire||HBO||Season 1:|
E05 - "Nights in Ballygran"
|2012||Game of Thrones||Season 2:|
E01 - "The North Remembers"
E02 - "The Night Lands"
|2018||Fahrenheit 451||HBO||Production by HBO Films, Released on HBO|
- CreativeCow: "Behind the Lens: Kramer Morgenthau, ASC on Sleepy Hollow" by Debra Kaufman 2013
- Hevesi, Dennis (2006-11-12). "Ruth S. Morgenthau, 75, an Adviser to Carter, Is Dead". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2015-07-13.
- Morgenthau Family Tree Archived 2015-12-20 at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved October 3, 2015.
- New York Times: "Tracy Fleischman and Kramer Morgenthau", December 23, 2011.
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