Arthur Albert (born Arturo Albert on July 9, 1946 in Caracas, Venezuela) is an American cinematographer, television director, and actor.

Arthur Albert
Arturo Albert

(1946-07-09) July 9, 1946 (age 73)
OccupationCinematographer, television director
Years active1971–present


As a cinematographer, he has photographed for number of notable films including Night of the Comet (1984), The Principal (1987), Surf Ninjas (1993), Dirty Work (1998), Max Keeble's Big Move (2001) and among other films. He has worked with director Dennis Dugan on three films Happy Gilmore (1996), Beverly Hills Ninja (1997) and Saving Silverman (2001).[1]

Albert has also worked in episodic television. Working as cinematographer on the television series The Wonder Years, ER and The Gates. He also directed episodes of all of those series. His other television cinematography credits include ABC Weekend Special, The District, The $treet and The Glades, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Still Star-Crossed.[2] Albert was also the cinematographer of the 1986 TV movie My Two Loves.

In 2001, he directed the short film Dating in L.A., his only film directing credit to date.

Awards and educationEdit

In 1997, he was nominated for a Directors Guild of America award for directing an episode of the CBS children's series Bailey Kipper's P.O.V.[3] He is an alum of Columbia University (1969).[1]


  1. ^ a b "Arthur Albert". Internet Encyclopedia of Cinematographers. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  2. ^ "Arthur Albert credits". Yahoo! TV. Retrieved February 8, 2012.
  3. ^ "Arthur Albert member profile". Directors Guild of America. Retrieved February 8, 2012.

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