Peter Levy (cinematographer)

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Peter Levy
Born Sydney, Australia
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1987–present
Organization Australian Cinematographers Society
American Society of Cinematographers
Known for Predator 2
Broken Arrow
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
Awards Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a Limited Series or Movie

Peter Levy is an Australian cinematographer[1] best known for his collaborations with director Stephen Hopkins on blockbuster action and thriller films like Predator 2, Blown Away, and Lost in Space.[2] He has been a member of the Australian Cinematographers Society since 1983 and of the American Society of Cinematographers since 2000.[3]



Year Title Dir. Notes
1983 With Prejudice Esben Storm
1986 Short Changed George Ogilvie
1987 The Edge of Power Henri Safran
Dangerous Game Stephen Hopkins
1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child
1990 Predator 2 Won:

ACS Award for Cinematographer for the Year

1991 Ricochet Russell Mulcahy
1993 Judgment Night Stephen Hopkins
1994 Blown Away
1995 Cutthroat Island Renny Harlin Replaced Oliver Wood
1996 Broken Arrow John Woo
The War at Home Emilio Estevez
1998 Lost in Space Stephen Hopkins
2000 Under Suspicion
2004 Torque Joseph Kahn
2006 Lonely Hearts Todd Robinson
2007 The Reaping Stephen Hopkins
2016 Race


Year Title Notes
1985 A Fortunate Life Miniseries
1988 Joe Wilson
2001 Dead Last Pilot episode
2001-02 24 3 episode
2002 Without a Trace Pilot episode
2004 Clubhouse
The Life and Death of Peter Sellers Won:

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography

2007 Californication Pilot episode
2008 The Oaks
2009 The Unusuals
2010 Justified 2 episodes
2012-15 House of Lies 48 episodes
2014 Reckless Pilot episode
2016 24: Legacy 1 episode
2016-17 MacGyver 8 episodes

Awards & nominations[edit]




  1. ^ "PETER LEVY". Retrieved 2017-09-12. 
  2. ^ "PETER LEVY". Retrieved 2017-09-12. 
  3. ^ Staff, (2015-02-06). "Peter Levy | Biography and Filmography". Retrieved 2017-09-12. 
  4. ^ "Aussie DOP Peter Levy wins Emmy". IF magazine. Retrieved 8 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "Life and Death of Peter Sellers". New York Times. Retrieved 8 June 2015. 

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