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W. Eugene Smith (1918–1978)

W. Eugene Smith was born on December 30, 1918 in Wichita, Kansas, USA. He is known for Minamata (2020) and Objective Camera, Subjective Truth (1975). He was married to Aileen Sprague and Carmen. He died on October 15, 1978 in Tucson, Arizona, USA. See full bio »


(age 59) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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 2020 Minamata (based on the book by)
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 1952 Limelight (still photographer - uncredited)
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 1975 Objective Camera, Subjective Truth (TV Movie documentary)

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He is portrayed by Johnny Depp in the film Minamata (2020), which tells the story of his efforts to expose the environmental damage wrought by the Chisso chemical company.

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