Oscar-winning operator Andrew Lesnie died of a heart attack. The master who gave the world hypnotizing middle-earth, was 59 years.
About death Lesnie said the actor and Director Russell Crowe directly his directorial debut "the Seeker water" was the last work of the operator. "Devastating news from home. Died master of light, the genius of Andrew Lesnie," Crowe wrote in his own microblog on Twitter.
According to media reports, the cause of death of 59-year-old operator was a heart attack. The incident happened on April 27. Lesnie worked closely with Director Peter Jackson is directly due to his cynotilapia "Lord of the rings" and "Hobbit" Andrew has gained worldwide recognition. "The Lord of the rings: the fellowship of the Ring" brought Lesnie "Oscar" and "the Lord of the rings: the Return of the king" - BAFTA.
Andrew Lesnie was born in Sydney. In 1979 he graduated from the Australian school of film, TV and radio. His 1st job after University was the show of Simon Townsend''s Wonder World, and the first film pattern 1980 "the Return".
In General, a 35-year-old operator career he directed 40 films, including "king Kong," "I am legend", "the Lovely bones", "Master of elements" and "rise of the planet of the apes". But first glory he brought the picture of "babe: the four-Legged baby" (1995) directed by Chris Kunena.