Karl Walter Lindenlaub

Karl Walter Lindenlaub, A.S.C., B.V.K. (born 19 June 1957) is a German cinematographer.[1] He is best known for his collaborations with director Roland Emmerich on films such as Stargate and Independence Day, as well as feature films such as The Haunting, The Princess Diaries, and Ninja Assassin. He has been nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy Award for his work on the miniseries two-part miniseries Houdini.[2]

Karl Walter Lindenlaub
Born (1957-06-19) 19 June 1957 (age 63)
Notable work
Stargate, Independence Day, The Haunting, The Princess Diaries


Year Film Director Notes
1987 Hollywood-Monster Roland Emmerich
1990 Moon 44
1991 Eye of the Storm Yuri Zeltser
1992 Universal Soldier Roland Emmerich
1993 CB4 Tamra Davis
1994 Stargate Roland Emmerich
1995 Rob Roy Michael Caton-Jones
Last of the Dogmen Tab Murphy
1996 Up Close & Personal Jon Avnet
Independence Day Roland Emmerich
1997 Red Corner Jon Avnet
The Jackal Michael Caton-Jones
1999 The Haunting Jan de Bont
2000 Isn't She Great Andrew Bergman
2001 One Night at McCool's Harald Zwart
The Princess Diaries Garry Marshall
2002 City by the Sea Michael Caton-Jones
The Banger Sisters Bob Dolman
Maid in Manhattan Wayne Wang
2005 Because of Winn-Dixie
Guess Who Kevin Rodney Sullivan
2006 Black Book Paul Verhoeven
2007 Georgia Rule Garry Marshall
2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Andrew Adamson
2009 Ninja Assassin James McTeigue
2011 Kill the Irishman Jonathan Hensleigh
Dolphin Tale Charles Martin Smith
2014 The Identical Dustin Marcellino
Houdini Nicholas Meyer Miniseries, 2 episodes
2016 Nine Lives Barry Sonnenfeld
Underworld: Blood Wars Anna Foerster
2016-2017 Suits 14 episodes
2018 Driven Nick Hamm
2020 Brahms: The Boy II William Brent Bell


  1. ^ Shah, Kunal M (13 May 2010). "A German cinematographer in Ashutosh's next". Times of India. Retrieved 7 March 2011.
  2. ^ "Karl Walter Lindenlaub".