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Frank William Watts was a British cinematographer famous for being the main lighting cameraman and cinematographer for Space: 1999.


Watts was born and raised in the East End of London, England.

Watts started his career in 1950, working as a focus puller, a camera assistant. In 1967, while working for The Baron, he began working as a chief cameraman, or cinematographer.

He became involved with the British Society of Cinematographers (BSC) in 1970, and served as the President of the BSC from 1984 to 1986.

Watts retired from cinematography in 1989, and died from a terminal illness 5 years later, in 1994, at the age of 65.