USA (1927- )

Last updated: April 13, 2020 at 19:12 pm

Pioneer underwater cinematographer and photographer; filmed underwater sequences for TV shows and blockbuster movies including The Deep, The Abyss, and two James Bond films; cameraman for the first underwater IMAX film, Nomads of the Deep, in 1979; Cosmopolitan magazine’s Bachelor of the Month; began freediving in 1947; began scuba diving in 1953; co-founded The Dive Locker in 1959 in San Diego, the day after a shark attacked two divers in La Jolla Cove (one died); helped create the San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition; a.k.a. The man who rode a whale.

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2014)
DEMA Hall of Fame (2010)
NOGI Award (Arts, 1986)
NOGI Award (Sports & Education, 1975)

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