Ted McCord (cinematographer)

Ted McCord, A.S.C.

McCord (left) filming Deep Valley, 1947
Born Thamer McCord
(1900-08-02)August 2, 1900
Sullivan County, Indiana, U.S.
Died January 19, 1976(1976-01-19) (aged 75)
Glendale, California, U.S.
Cause of death Cancer
Occupation Cinematographer
Years active 1921–1966

Ted McCord, A.S.C. (August 2, 1900 January 19, 1976) was an American cinematographer.[1]


Born in Sullivan County, Indiana, McCord received three Academy Award nominations. The first two (1948's Johnny Belinda and 1962's Two for the Seesaw) were for black-and white cinematography, and the third (1965's The Sound of Music[2]) was for color.[3][4]

McCord died of cancer in Glendale, California at the age of 75.[5] He is interred at Glendale's Forest Lawn Memorial Park.[6]

Selected filmography


  1. Leemann, Sérgio. "Photographs of Ted McCord". A Certain Cinema. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  2. "Screenshots from The Sound of Music". Cinema Squid. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  3. "Ted McCord Biography". Internet Encyclopedia of Cinematographers. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
  4. Latimer, William (November 6, 1949). "Bogart—Sans Bacall". The Sydney Morning Herald. p. 4.
  5. "Ted McCord, Cameraman, Was Nominated for 3 Oscars". The New York Times. January 26, 1976. p. 26.
  6. "Ted McCord (1900 - 1976) - Find A Grave Memorial". www.findagrave.com. Retrieved 2016-06-26.

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