|Born||April 23, 1898
|Died||January 6, 1984 (aged 85)
|Board member of||A.S.C. President (1973-1975)|
|Awards||Best Cinematography Ship of Fools 1966|
Ernest Laszlo, A.S.C. (April 23, 1898, Budapest – January 6, 1984) was an Academy Award-winning Hungarian-American cinematographer for over 60 films, and was known for his frequent collaborations with directors Robert Aldrich and Stanley Kramer. He was a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, and was its president from 1972 to 1974.
Born in Budapest, he emigrated to the United States and began working as a camera operator on such silent films as Wings (1928). Between 1928 and 1977, he served as cinematographer on sixty-nine films. Between 1961 and 1976 Laszlo was nominated for eight Academy Awards for Best Cinematography, and won the award in 1966 for Ship of Fools.