Louise Le Prince

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Date of Birth August 28, 1841
Place of Birth France
Date of Death Sep 16, 1890 (49)
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About Louise Le Prince

Known as the Father of Cinematography for inventing moving pictures on paper film using a single lens camera.

Before Fame

He directed the short film Roundhay Garden Scene.


His legacy was honored when the University of Leeds named its center for photography and cinema after him.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Whitley in 1869. He disappeared in 1890, never to be found or seen again.


He was a contemporary of Thomas Edison.

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Latest information about Louise Le Prince updated on October 29, 2020.

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