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Gabriel Figueroa

Gabriel Figueroa Mateos (*April 24, 1907 Mexico City - April 27, 1997 Mexico City) was a Mexican cinematographer who worked both in Mexican cinema and Hollywood.His mother died after giving birth to him and his father, unable to cope with the loss of his wife, left Gabriel and his brother Roberto to be cared for by their aunts. He studied painting at the Academia de San Carlos and at the age of 16 he became interested in photography thanks to Jose Guadalupe Velasco. He later befriended others...See more