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Faxon M. Dean

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Faxon M. Dean
Faxon Martin Dean

(1890-05-26)May 26, 1890
DiedMay 25, 1965(1965-05-25) (aged 74)

Faxon M. Dean was an American cinematographer who worked in Hollywood primarily during the silent era.[1] He worked on many of director Charles Maigne's films, and was Mary Miles Minter's personal cameraman for a time.[2][3]


Faxon was born in Guyton, Georgia, to Herbert Dean and Amelia Warmsley. He married Margaret Hurley, and the pair had two children together. He got his professional career as a newspaper photographer before trying his hand as a cinematographer in 1911.[4] He was an early member of the American Society of Cinematographers.[5]

Selected filmography


  1. ^ Wohl, Robert (2005). The Spectacle of Flight: Aviation and the Western Imagination, 1920–1950. Yale University Press. p. 118. ISBN 978-0-300-10692-3. faxon m. dean.
  2. ^ "Savoy Today Only". Shawnee News-Star. May 14, 1921. Retrieved December 13, 2019.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Mary Miles Minter in 'Under the Big Top'". Salt Lake Telegram. April 29, 1921. Retrieved December 13, 2019.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Stirring Romance Rides". The Tennessean. July 16, 1922. Retrieved December 13, 2019.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ American Cinematographer. ASC Holding Corporation. 1922.

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