Eagle Egilsson
Eagle Egilsson
Date of BirthAugust 31, 1966
BirthplaceReykjavík, Iceland

Egill Örn Egilsson, ASC [ˈeiːjɪtl œrtn ˈeiːjɪlson] (born 31 August 1966), known as Eagle Egilsson (pronounced /ˈiːɡəl ˈeɪəlsən/ ee-gəl ay-il-sən in English), is an Icelandic television director and cinematographer.

Life and Career

Egill was born in Reykjavík, Iceland, and studied filmmaking at Columbia College Hollywood, a Los Angeles based film school. As a cinematographer, he is perhaps best known for his work on The Wire, CSI: Miami (where he was also a co-producer), Dark Blue and numerous television commercials and music videos. In 2008, he directed the Heroes spin-off miniseries Heroes: Destiny. He has directed episodes of the television series Dark Blue and CSI: Miami, among others. He has directed several installments of The CW action series Nikita, for which he has received high accolades. Egill is a four-time nominee for the American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards, and carried home the award in the television category in 2010 for theDark Blue episode "Venice Kings", which he also directed. Later that year, he became the first Icelander to be admitted into the ASC.


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